Mouth-to-Mouth Puts Lives at Risk – Performing Only Chest Compressions is More Effective at Saving Lives

mouth to mouth resuscitation

There are fears that mouth-to-mouth resuscitation could hinder heart attack patients’ chances of survival

Skip the ‘kiss’ when giving the kiss of life, doctors advise, as study reveals performing only chest compressions is more effective at saving lives  An analysis of three research trials found that cardiopulmonary resuscitation was more effective when the time consuming mouth-to-mouth breaths were missed out.