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Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Teens can perform CPR

Teens can perform CPR as well as adults and should be taught from an early age

Thirteen-year-olds can perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) as well as adults, finds a study published online in BMJ today. The authors suggest that children as young as 9 years old should be taught CPR skills including chest compressions.

 

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