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Archive for April, 2018

3 Main Symptoms of a Heart Attack in Women


Date: April 27th, 2018

Thousands of women suffer from a heart attack every year. According to the CDC, heart attack is the leading cause of death for women in the US. However, it is also preventable.

5 Mistakes to Avoid when Performing CPR


Date: April 24th, 2018

CPR is one of the most important life saving methods that everyone should learn. The procedure greatly increases the odds of a heart attack victim surviving the ordeal. However, the stress and gravity of the situation makes people panic and cause basic mistakes.

5 Common Questions about Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Answered


Date: April 20th, 2018

Thousands of people suffer from cardiac arrest every year. The condition occurs due to an underlying heart disorder. Patients suffering from the condition must be provided with immediate medical attention. This is important to avoid serious damage to the body that may result in permanent disability, or even death.

Why It’s Important for Policemen to Learn About CPR


Date: April 17th, 2018

Statistics show that a large percentage of heart attack cases occur at public places. Death occurs in the majority of these cases. If the victims receive immediate medical help, their chances of survival increase significantly.

What’s the Difference between a Seizure and a Heart Attack?


Date: April 13th, 2018

Seizures and heart attacks are life-threatening situations. People experiencing the conditions must be provided with immediate help. Both conditions require different emergency assistance. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is provided to heart attack victims, but not to seizure victims.

What’s the Difference Between CPR and AED


Date: April 10th, 2018

Proper cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training is important. This can make the difference between life and death in many situations. The fact is that nearly 400,000 heart attacks occur every year outside of the hospital in the US. Around 94 percent result in a fatality. That’s why it’s essential that you learn about the technique as it will allow you to save lives.

What is a Two-Person CPR Method?


Date: April 6th, 2018

Performing CPR is an exhausting task. Most people become exhausted after about 10 minutes into CPR. Rescuer fatigue results in inadequate compression depths and rates. That’s why the ideal option in cases where two trained persons are present at the emergency scene is to perform a two-person CPR.

Should CPR Be Performed if a Person is Breathing after a Heart Attack


Date: April 2nd, 2018

Everyone should learn about the basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills. Learning about the skills is important to assist a person facing a life-threatening situation. CPR involves pushing down the person’s chest and breathing into the mouth. The lifesaving skill is performed to help a person whose heart has stopped beating.