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Cardiology Management

High-Rise Building Residents have Low Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates

2016 19 Jan

A new study has found that survival rates from cardiac arrest decrease the higher up the building a person lives. The study is published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.    The primary reason for this is that high-rise buildings pose unique barriers for 911-initiated first responders, explains Ian Drennan, paramedic with York Region Paramedic... Read more