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Half of Americans not equipped to provide life-saving treatment in a crisis, poll finds

Posted on AllSides May 22nd, 2024
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Only half the people in the U.S. feel they could be helpful in an , a new poll found. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center surveyed a national sample of 1,005 Americans, finding that only 51% of them knew how to perform hands-only CPR if needed. In cases of serious bleeding, only 49% said they could assist, and 56% said they would be equipped to help someone who was choking. The data was collected via phone and email from April 5 to April 7 of this year. KIDS AS...

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