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Resuscitation Science Symposium

November 7-9, 2015

An international forum to discuss recent advances in treating cardiopulmonary arrest and life-threatening traumatic injury.

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 CPR In Schools

Teach students lifesaving CPR skills by using this all-in-one kit. Learning how to save a life will change yours.

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The “Chain of Survival” provides a useful metaphor for the five core elements of the ECC systems concept.

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CPR Survivor Stories

Read about people who are alive today because someone acted quickly and performed CPR. We encourage you to read these stories, share them with your friends and family, and add your own to inspire others to learn more about Hands-Only CPR.

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