Addressing Disparities in Bystander CPR

“What we found was that children are less likely to survive if they have a cardiac arrest in a neighborhood that is predominantly African American, it also coordinates with your economic level”.

Dr. Richard Bradley discusses a study he contributed to published in the Journal of the American Heart Association which found that racial and neighborhood characteristics are associated with bystander CPR and suggested that CPR training for nonwhite, low‐education, and low‐income neighborhoods may increase bystander CPR and improve pediatric cardiac arrest outcomes

Read more from Dr. Bradley and Dr. Bobrow in the Houston Chronicle.