Many bystanders are scared to perform life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation on cardiac arrest victims, fearing further complications.
Physicians are urging people to perform chest compressions without fear or hesitation, even if they are not aware of the finer details.
It is a good idea to learn the techniques of CPR. Those who have not enrolled for a course should seriously consider taking one, urge physicians.
Many patients with a cardiac arrest do not survive because CPR was not performed on time. CPR given to cardiac victims can save lives.