Sunday, January 12, 2014

save a life, sing stayin alive !   Continuous chest compression CPR -- No check for pulse, no clear airway, no mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.  Keep blood flowing to brain.  Do it even if they are gasping.

Here is the important statistic:   every minute delay reduces chance of survival by 10%.  So waiting five minutes, chances of survival is reduced 50%.   Not for infants, small children, nor drowning victims.

Please also understand that there are appropriate and potentially inappropriate uses -- see the report from the Community Ethics Committee on withholding non-therapeutic CPR on the  CEC website at -- follow on FB and Twitter, and join the conversation on current topics.

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