Most victims of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest are never given CPR. The American Heart Association notes that only 32% of victims are given CPR nationwide, even though CPR can double or even triple the chances of survival from cardiac arrest.

According to Lincoln Fire & Rescue, 21 of 169 Lincoln residents who suffered out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survived in 2011 - that's only 12%. New research has shown that not only is Hands-Only™ CPR at least as effective as traditional CPR, but people are far more willing to try it compared to CPR involving mouth-to-mouth. This project is founded on the belief that more willing rescuers means more lives saved.

Below is a list of public service announcements, research and links that can help you spread the word about the value of Hands-Only™ CPR.

websites and further training


Hands-Only™ CPR smartphone app

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