• CPR isn't as safe as you may think and that's because TV gets survival rates wrong

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Don't believe everything you see about CPR on TV medical dramas.
    Researchers watched 91 episodes of Grey's Anatomy and House and found that about 70% of people who received CPR survived.
    In real life the statistics are lower.
    But don't get the wrong idea, CPR can save lives when performed correctly.
    You're glued to the TV, watching your favorite show... there's a heart-pounding moment where a beloved character needs CPR, and then they're totally fine! But this is TV. It's not real life.
    Real survival rates for CPR are much lower than what's shown on TV. For instance, one 2018 study...
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