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What Will Happen If CPR is Performed at More than 100 CPM?


Date: November 13th, 2018

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is generally performed on a person who suffers from a heart attack. The technique is also performed on a victim of a drowning incident.

t should be performed if a victim is not breathing and their heart has stopped pumping.

One confusion regarding CPR is about the rate of performing compressions. Are faster compressions better? What is the ideal compression rate? What should be the compression rate when offering CPR to a heart attack victim? You will know the answer to these questions here in this article.

Can I Get Infected by Performing CPR on a Person Suffering from an STD?


Date: November 9th, 2018

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) involves chest compressions and rescue berating.  Performing the technique ensures that the blood and oxygen keep circulating inside the body. This can help save the life of the heart attack victim.

A lot of people fear that they could contract an infectious disease by performing rescue breathing on a stranger. This fear is rational considering the increased incidence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). In this article, we will bust the myth surrounding rescue breathing CPR technique and the risk of contracting an STD.

Online CPR 101: 3 Invaluable Tips to Help a Person Having an Asthma Attack


Date: November 5th, 2018

Asthma is a serious respiratory complication that results in thousands of deaths each year. Nearly 3,000 individuals die of asthma attacks in the US alone. Asthma attacks can be frightening for both the victims and the family members.

If someone in your family suffers from asthma, it’s essential that you know how to help in case of a serious asthma attack. Here, we will provide three essential tips that will help you to offer assistance to a person who experiences an asthma attack.

Mechanical vs. Manual Chest Compression: Which is More Effective?


Date: November 2nd, 2018

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can help save lives of heart attack victims. The emergency procedure involves rhythmic chest compression.

Performing CPR can help revive the victim whose heart has stopped due to cardiac arrest.

CPR is generally provided manually by hands. However, there are also mechanical devices that perform CPR automatically. These devices are designed to give continuous compression of about 5 cm depth at a rate of 100 per minute.

In this article, we will present scientific evidence regarding the effectiveness of mechanical CPR devices as compared to manual CPR.

Importance of Learning about CPR for Lifeguards


Date: October 30th, 2018

Every year, nearly thousands of individuals of different ages suffer from heart attacks. Most of the attacks occur out-of-hospital. A lot of individuals suffer from a heart attack while swimming at the beach or in pools.

That’s why it’s essential that lifeguards learn about important cardiopulmonary (CPR) skills.

Learning about CPR skills can offer various benefit if you work as a lifeguard. Here are four main benefits that show the importance of taking CPR online classes to learn about the technique.

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