Scaring and Eye-Opener Facts:
2- 7 out of 10 cardiac arrests happen at #home, a statistic that points to the importance of family members and #bystanders being #trained to provide immediate #CPR to their loved ones and community members.
3- They also found that immediate CPR by bystanders only took place in 1 in 10 cases: a statistic that greatly increases the likelihood of #death.
5- Researchers also noted that 93% of ambulance staff DID NOT CONDUCT CPR on the way to #hospital.
6- They also admitted that pre-hospital care and #emergency response services are still in their initial early stages in Karachi.
7- #Survival rates from cardiac arrests in the developing world are at least ten times higher than Pakistan.
8- Every home across the country should have a person trained in conducting CPR.
9- They also emphasized on the telephone-CPR initiatives, where helpline operators advised laymen on how to perform CPR, also helped boost the chances of survival.
10- Furthermore, they highlighted that #Pakistan should also set up a single 911 type number that will #help #dispatch an ambulance with #defibrillators and #paramedics #trained in CPR in cases of cardiac arrest.
Where do you stand, if you live in Karachi?
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