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What is Hands-Only CPR?

Hands-only CPR is CPR without rescue breaths. Instead of performing CPR with a combination of chest compression’s and rescue breaths, you perform chest compression’s only. Conventional CPR – CPR with chest compression’s and rescue breaths. Hands-Only CPR – CPR with chest compression’s only. Why would we perform Hands-Only CPR? Aren’t rescue breaths important? Conventional CPR […]

CPR Guideline Updates 2015

The new Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and emergency care guideline updates for 2015 have been released. The new guidelines emphasis the importance of bystander intervention and adjust some previously defined instructions for chest compressions and rescue breaths. Since 2010, studies have shown that most errors during CPR are a result of incorrect compression rate and depth. […]

CPR Steps

This simple CPR guide will outline the basic CPR steps used to save lives in an emergency situation and will show you how to do CPR. This CPR guide is updated with the 2015 CPR Guidelines.