What is CPR?
CPR is Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, life saving technique where you give chest compression to a heart in cardiac arrest which gives the heart and brain oxygen. Hands-Only CPR is reducing the steps to avoid three fears.
What are they?
How to do CPR:
With hands-only CPR, its self explanatory.
Signs of Cardiac Arrest:
Cardiac arrest is the unanticipated loss of heart function. Causes of cardiac arrest include, coronary artery disease, heart attacks, cardiomyopathy, etc. Signs include:
When seeing someone going into cardiac arrest your first reaction should be to call 911 and get ready to start CPR if the person collapses. Make sure in this situation, you stay calm.
What is an AED?
AED stands for Automated External Defibrillator. It is an add on to giving a person CPR. It is basically a "shock in a box". This is used to help treat those who are experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. It analyzes the the hearts rhythm and if shockable, it delivers an electrical shock to the heart to re-establish an effective rhythm.
How to use an AED:
The steps to use an AED are very simple: