One of the biggest debates and area of misinformation related to CPR is about the issue of rescue breathing. In 2010, “compression-only” CPR guidelines were released which led many people to believe that rescue breaths were no longer a part of CPR. So, are they? Also, should a bystander provide them while giving CPR? What […]
Learn the most common causes of injury and mortality in teens as well as how to prevent accidents. We’re also providing a rough guide to administering CPR and first aid to teens.
While many new parents take CPR classes before or when their new babies are born, as their children move from the infant stage, they don’t maintain their skills. While toddlers and older children aren’t at risk for issues like SIDS or are at a lower risk for suffocation, it’s still necessary for parents to have […]
Part 1 of multi-part series on child care.
For years we have learned to do CPR while the patient is in the supine position. But what if your hospital is placing COVID-19 positive patients in the prone position due to ARDS. What if a patient arrests in the prone position? What should you do? What are others across the world currently doing…. DO […]
Spring means getting outside for a variety of activities. From art shows to baseball games, and everything in between, there’s a good chance you’ll find yourself outside in a large crowd sometime this spring or summer. That makes it a perfect time to get CPR or BLS certified! Why Get CPR Certified in the Spring? […]
Learn about World Health Day 2019 and how you can become a global Heart Hero!
CPR Doll’s Face Is A Copy Of 19th Century Drowned Woman’s Face You would probably be surprised how many everyday objects and common things have ridiculous, bizarre or even hilarious origin stories. Like the stethoscope for instance!! This ingenious piece of medical equipment which became an inseparable part of a physicians image was actually invented […]
Condo Dwellers Are Less Likely to Survive Cardiac Arrest The higher you are, the longer it takes first responders to reach you. People who live in high rise condos in Richmond’s City Centre neighborhood now have to add another concern on top of potentially noisy neighbors and long elevator wait times. How far away the […]
Now you have an AED.But where should you put it? CONGRATULATIONS! Your company has made an excellent investment in the health and safety of you and your co-workers by the purchase of an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator). They have taken a huge step forward in reducing the chances that someone near you will not survive […]