GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – In November of last year, the American Heart Association released a study that looked into whether a woman was less likely to get CPR assistance from a bystander in time of need. What they found was that found 45% of men received bystander CPR compared with only 39% of women.
Attempting to perform CPR on a women poses a unique set of fears – including the fear of hurting them or being accused of sexual assault. Knowing about these fears helps dispel them – you can read more about that here.
We’re joined by Kendall and Aric, with Life EMS Ambulance, to learn more about when to perform CPR and how to do it.