By: Central News Agency
The study, conducted by Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, analyzed data on 152 patients, all under the age of 18, who had no heartbeat when they arrived at the hospital.
On average the hospital treated 1.5 such underage patient cases per month from 2005 to 2016, said Li Jung (李嶸), head of the hospital's pediatric emergency medicine department.
Of the 152 patients, only 15 received CPR after their heart stopped beating and in 60 percent of those cases, the patient's heart started beating again following emergency treatment at the hospital. [FULL STORY]