• Medicine
  • Published in Ethnicity & disease 2009

Racial/ethnic differences in bystander CPR in Los Angeles, California.

@article{Benson2009RacialethnicDI,
  title={Racial/ethnic differences in bystander CPR in Los Angeles, California.},
  author={Peter C Benson and Marc Eckstein and Christian D. McClung and Sean O. Henderson},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={
          401-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Bystander CPR (BCPR) has been demonstrated to improve rates of return of spontaneous circulation, survival to hospital admission, and quality of life in survivors. While previous studies have shown that African Americans are less likely to receive BCPR than Caucasians even after adjusting for variables such as socioeconomic status, BCPR rates in Latinos have not been reported. OBJECTIVE To describe BCPR rates in an urban African American and Latino population as compared to… CONTINUE READING

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