Tag Archives: Breaths
Louis Abbott had just seconds to assess what had happened to his brother, Ral, after he fell off a short ladder while working at a vineyard in Velarde about three weeks ago.
Sent to me by an instructor I trained. The fact that he thanked ME was very flattering and humbling.
I am not one to toot my own horn however I just have to tell you this story.
New guidelines out Monday switch up the steps for CPR, telling rescuers to start with hard, fast chest presses before giving mouth-to-mouth.
This article, originally published on The American Heart Assoc. website outlines the importance of continued chest compressions with fewer breaths.Â This further supports the option of “Hands Only CPR,”Â especially for the lay rescuer.
I can’t imagine that
Not long ago, a story ran on a national morning talk show about a new way of performing CPR using chest compressions only. The story was mistakenly interpreted as â€œnew guidelines,â€ and it left many wondering about the validity of chest compression only CPR. The following is The American Heart Associations position on chest compression [...]