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Cardiac Arrest

Studies show that the faster CPR and defibrillation are started, the higher the probability is of surviving cardiac arrest.

Collapse to CPR <5 <5 >5 >5

Collapse to Defibrillation < 10 Minutes > 10 Minutes < 10 Minutes > 10 Minutes

Probability of Survival 37% 7%   20%   0%  

 

1998 Emergency Medical Directors' Association of California  

Integrated Performance Statements-see Component D Risk Assessment

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2016 Standards of Cover Manual  
2016 Standards of Cover Manual