Is Rescue Breathing Still Used in CPR?

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 […]

CPR & First Aid Tips for Teens

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.

CPR & First Aid Tips for Parents of Older Children

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 […]

Why You Should Get CPR Certified This Spring

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? […]

CPR Doll’s Face Is A Copy Of 19th Century Drowned Woman’s Face

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 […]

Now you have an AED. But where should you put it?

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 […]