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The Joint Committee on Transportation will be meeting on Wednesday and one of the bills up for discussion would require drivers to be certified in CPR.
The goal behind the proposed bill, number 6054, is “to increase cardiac arrest save rates by requiring cardiopulmonary resuscitation training prior to the issuance of a motor vehicle operator’s license.”
The bill [...]
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More great info to support Hands Only CPR.
Thanks for a great article Stephanie!
The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson
Oct. 06–Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation is no longer necessary when someone suffers sudden cardiac arrest, a new study suggests.
In 1960, a group of resuscitation pioneers combined mouth-to-mouth free cialis coupon breathing with chest compressions to create cardiopulmonary resuscitation, the lifesaving action we now call CPR. This action, when provided immediately after a sudden cardiac arrest, can significantly increase a victim’s chance of survival.
Dispatchers should give CPR instructions to bystanders of all suspected cardiac arrest victims, researchers said. The benefit of CPR to those having a cardiac arrest far outweighs the risk of injury to those who aren’t.
During 9-1-1 calls, dispatchers help bystanders correctly identify patients in cardiac arrest about half the time.
Of 1,700 patients studied, three [...]
With the holiday season fast approaching, you have a perfect opportunity to expand training, increase bystander action, help save lives — and drive traffic to your local mall. How?