Tag Archives: Chest Compression
A British bride, who works as a nurse, gave a man CPR when he suddenly collapsed at her wedding, prompting U.K. tabloids to declare she gave the man the “kiss of life.”
Kylie and Russell Cox were slated to get married when a guest collapsed and she gave the man mouth-to-mouth CPR in a purported heart [...]
December 10, 2012
A new Japanese study shows that early compression-only CPR, without rescue breathing, kept more people alive with good brain function after they had a sudden cardiac arrest.
Survival rates of more than 40 percent were noted when cardiac arrests were observed, bystanders provided early compression-only CPR, and an electric shock was [...]
Approximately 460,000 individuals die every year from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
The busy holiday season kicked in and so did the threat of the holiday heart attack.
Brief video training dramatically boosts hands-only CPR attempts
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.
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 [...]