Women are 70 per cent less likely than men to receive life-saving emergency defibrillation in a public setting, according to a new study exposing gender inequality in emergency care.

The research suggests that exposing a woman’s torso and breasts in public could actually dissuade a bystander from performing CPR and emergency care.


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Produced By: Georgia Fisher

Featured In Story: Ziad Nehme- Director of research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria

First aired on The Wire, Monday 22 January 2024