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What CPR Stands For & How To Perform It

What is CPR? The American Heart Association has identified CPR as an essential link in the chain of…

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High-Quality CPR: Overview & Components To Measure It

What is High-Quality CPR? High-quality CPR is cardiopulmonary resuscitation that meets performance metrics set by international resuscitation…

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Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator

Defibrillation is the only therapy to treat someone in cardiac arrest. Every minute that a person in…

Race & Socioeconomic Standing Affect Bystander CPR & AED Use

New Study: Race & Socioeconomic Standing Affect Bystander CPR & AED Use

Outcomes for victims of cardiac arrest in Black, Latinx, and poorer communities lag  A recent study published in the…

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Hands-Only CPR: What It Is & How To Perform It

Imagine being out enjoying a day at the mall when you suddenly hear someone scream. You turn…

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Targeted Temperature Management (TTM) After Cardiac Arrest: An Overview

Targeted Temperature Management (TTM) is a technique that is sometimes used after cardiac arrest to lower a patient’s…

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What is the Bystander Effect?

The bystander effect refers to reluctance by witnesses to help a person in distress such as a…

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Telecommunicator CPR (T-CPR): Meaning, Challenges & Outcomes

For people who experience Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), the first line of help is often a bystander,…

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Study Indicates AEDs are Saving Lives in Schools

Placement of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in schools is an efficient way to curb out-of-hospital sudden cardiac…

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10 Reasons Why CPR is Important

CPR is a critical life-saving procedure. Being CPR certified means you know how to quickly and properly administer…

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AED Signage Requirements: State AED Laws

When a cardiac emergency happens, bystanders need to take immediate action by calling 911, initiating CPR, and…

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AED with a Pacemaker: Can You Use a Defibrillator on Someone with a Pacemaker?

People with pacemakers implanted in their chests can experience cardiac arrest, too. You can use an AED…

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