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  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    do in an emergency until help arrives? You should do‚ because the only person you may have to depend on is yourself. First aid is the immediate care given to a victim of injury or sudden illness before professional medical help arrives. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a method of combining chest compressions with rescue breathing to maintain a flow of oxygen-rich blood to the brain while the heart is not working. The procedures of giving CPR are literally as easy as A-B-C. A Airway‚ B Breathing

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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 | | | 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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  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    2010 AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION (AHA) Guidelines: The ABCs of CPR Rearranged to "CAB" According to the AHA‚ chest compressions should be started immediately on anyone who is unresponsive and is not breathing normally. Oxygen will be present in the lungs and bloodstream within the first few minutes‚ so initiating chest compressions first will facilitate distribution of that oxygen into the brain and heart sooner. Previously‚ starting with "A" (airway) rather than "C" (compressions) caused significant

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  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

    CPR‚ Adult Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a skill that almost anyone can learn to perform. It can be lifesaving when performed on a person whose breathing or heartbeat has stopped. When the heart stops beating‚ the flow of blood to the brain and other vital organs also stops. This usually causes brain damage or death if not treated within minutes. CPR consists of steps that are based on the CAB sequence: chest compressions‚ airway‚ and breathing. If you see an adult collapse and lose

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  • C.P.R Adults, Infants and Children

    lying motionless and unresponsive. You do not see a person that could be of any help or authority figure close by‚ and no one else seems to be doing anything to help‚ so what do you do? The answer is a procedure called Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation‚ or C.P.R. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a cycle of rescue breaths and chest compressions that can help restore circulation to the brain in someone who is not breathing. An individual can suffer permanent brain damage without oxygen for only a few minutes

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    (A&E) and felt apprehensive as she had never participated in real resuscitation situation or performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a real patient. The student had only ever practised CPR on a dummy during her mandatory training and was worried about performing in front of an experienced team due to her limited experience in case of failure. In preparation for the placement the student had researched the trust resuscitation procedure.

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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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  • The History of Cpr

    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation or better known as CPR is the revival or return to function of the heart and lungs. This is done by Cardiac massage‚ artificial respiration‚ and drugs to maintain the circulation of oxygenated blood to the brain. In 1950’s a surgeon opened the chest of a patient that suffered a heart attack and subsequent and cardiac arrest. After opening the papatientschest he performed a heart massage‚ which was a successful maneuver. This was turned out to be the basis for the

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