90% of people who suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests die. Receiving immediate CPR can double or triple a person's chance of survival. But 70% of Americans feel helpless because they don't know CPR or they're afraid of hurting the victim. CPR IN AMERICA aims to change that. Second Opinion has partnered with the American Heart Association to produce a special with one key goal...to teach all of America Hands-Only CPR! The special will be released in coordination with the brand-new CPR guidelines... [see more] that will be released amidst great publicity on Thursday, October, 15, 2015. This groundbreaking special will include documentary-style patient stories, a studio audience of survivors and rescuers, interviews with doctors who were involved in drafting the new guidelines, and easy to follow Hands-Only CPR demonstrations.
SECOND OPINION focuses on health literacy in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way. The long-running series engages a panel of medical professionals and lay people in honest, in-depth discussions about life-changing medical decisions. SECOND OPINION seeks to improve doctor-patient communication, empower patients to take charge of their healthcare and, in turn, help them navigate the medical system for better health outcomes. Host Dr. Peter Salgo presents intriguing, real-life cases to experts representing every medical specialty, who then grapple with the diagnosis and treatment options. SECOND OPINION seeks to improve doctor-patient communication, empower patients to take charge of their healthcare and, in turn, help them navigate the medical system for better health outcomes.