Tag Archives: Mouth To Mouth Resuscitation
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.
Bystanders Who Only Do Chest Compressions Save Nearly as Many, Researchers Find
By Kathleen Doheny
July 28, 2010 — Bystanders who perform CPR on patients with suspected heart attacks can safely skip the rescue breathing — typically called mouth-to-mouth resuscitation — and just perform the chest compressions, according to two new studies.
”We feel comfortable saying chest compressions alone, [...]
ScienceDaily (Aug. 3, 2009) ” Nine-year-olds can and should learn CPR. A study of 147 schoolchildren has shown that, although the smallest may lack the requisite strength, the knowledge of how to perform basic life support is well retained by young children.