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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and is used to revive heart attack victims. The practice of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation dates back to the eighteenth century, while performing chest compressions goes back to the early twentieth century. The term "CPR" emerged in the early 1960s, and the idea became recognized by organizations such as the American Heart Association. Since then, CPR has been taught to millions of people, including grade-school children Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is...

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

| Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation | | | Naqavia Avent | 4/9/2013 | | The basic knowledge of CPR is something that everyone should know. It could be used to save people lives in any situation. It doesn’t have to be done by a doctor or anyone in the medical field, it can be performed by any ordinary person. This is something most people don’t realize until after they are in the situation where they will have to have it done. In my research paper I will explain the history of CPR,...

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

home with your family sitting around the table laughing and joking while eating Sunday dinner when all of a sudden your grandmother suffers a mild heart attack. II. Do you know how to handle this type of situation by administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation, better known as CPR. III. As a Medical Assistant, I have been certified in CPR and I will teach you what to do in a medical emergency. IV. This afternoon, I will explain to you the life saving process of scene safety, contacting...

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How to Save a Life

2/22/13 The “How To” Save a Life Essay There are certain skills you should have in your tool belt, but you never want to use. In the emergency of a Cardiac arrest, quality and effective applications of the lifesaving techniques of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) are crucial to saving the victim’s life. Cardiac arrest is the abrupt loss of heart function, not to be confused with a heart attack. A heart attack is a blockage that stops blood flow to the heart, but do not necessarily result in...

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Blackhall, Leslie J. ‘Must We Always Use Cpr?’ New England Journal of Medicine

Samson chirchir Prof. M Bacon English. 170 sect. 13 Annotated bibliography 10/25/2011 Resuscitation Blackhall, Leslie J. ‘Must we always use CPR?’ New England Journal of medicine; November 12, 1987; 317(20): 1281-1285. This article present a case in which the patient and the family made a decision in favor of resuscitation that ran contrary to the physician’s medical judgement. The author argues that, where a patient...

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Journal Scan: Reduced Post-Traumatic Stress in Family Members Witnessing Cpr

Journal Scan: Reduced Post-Traumatic Stress in Family Members Witnessing CPR Huang, Emily MD; Lovato, Luis MD Family Presence during Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 2013;368(11):1008 Patients generally died at home with their loved ones before cardiopulmonary resuscitation was invented in the 1950s. For better or worse, technological advances and prehospital care have moved patients away from their homes and into the hospital during the last moments of their life. (Crit Care Nurse 2005;25[1]:38...

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Therapeutic Hypothermia for Cardiac Arrest Patients

begin to cool patients as soon as recirculation begins. Therapeutic hypothermia works by decreasing the cerebral oxygen consumption. During cardiac arrest circulation does not occur, therefor the vital organs are not adequately perfused. When resuscitation happens circulation resumes and reperfusion occurs. Reperfusion is associates with free radical formation (AHA, 2011). Mild hypothermia blocks intracellular effects from high calcium concentrations and lessens the inflammatory response after...

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First Aid Study Notes

While providing first aid you have a duty of care which requires you to assess and treat the casualty within the confines of your training and expertise i.e. you must only do what you are trained to do. Q. What is CPR A. CPR stands for CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION Q. What is Cyanosis A. CYANOSIS is the result of low levels of oxygen in the blood resulting in the skin and mucous membranes becoming blue or grey Key Terms: Consent: You must obtain consent from an alert person before providing...

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Cpr Paper

Alicia Watts 10/5/09 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation The skill I think that is a mastering skill is CPR. CPR, because if there is an emergency situation they could possible save some ones life. If you don’t have this certain skill and you came some where and someone passed out, you will need to know how to perform this, if not they could die. I feel that learning CPR could benefit all and this is a major skill to know. If you are in the medical field or mostly anywhere now it is required that...

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Cpr Speech Outline

statement beside Roman numeral I) I First Sentence: "Imagine you're at home eating a holiday dinner with your family and your uncle begins to suffer a heart attack. II Strategy: Would you know how to handle the situation by administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation, better know as CPR? III Specific Purpose: As a lifeguard, I have been certified in CPR for the past four years and I'll teach you what to do when responding to a medical emergency.. IV Thesis: Tonight I will explain the lifesaving process...

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