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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 […]

How to Use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

An automated external defibrillator or AED is a device that is used on a unconscious victim during cardiac arrest to help restart the victim’s heartbeat. When hooked up to a victim, the device analyzes the rhythm of the heart and will deliver an electric shock if necessary. AED’s are portable devices that can be found […]