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The likelihood of death following an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in well developed countries such as the US and Canada is still extremely high.

Better to prevent than treat

Only 10% of people with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest live for up to a year
Dec 13, 2014 5:50 AM

MR A, an active male in his 40s, had completed a marathon the year before but he died suddenly while swimming. Jim Fixx, the celebrated running guru who triggered the American craze for running died suddenly while running at the age of 52. What both of them had in common were that they had