Improving survival: A practical CPR update
The earlier cardiopulmonary resuscitation is given, the better the outcome, and the earlier defibrillation is performed, the more lives saved. Fewer interruptions to the compressions and maintenance of quality of chest compression have also been shown to increase survival.
Fulde, G. (2011). Improving survival: A practical CPR update. Medicine Today: the peer reviewed journal of clinical practice, 12(2), 49-54.