Category: CPR Blog

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What does DR ABC stand for?

DR ABC is a mnemonic used to help first aiders remember what to do if they find a casualty who has collapsed. If you remember your ‘DR ABC’ then you won’t go far wrong...

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How to perform chest compressions

Chest compressions are the most important component of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). It is vital chest compressions are of good quality if CPR is going to be effective in keeping the casualty alive until the...

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How to perform CPR on a pregnant woman

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, or CPR, is a potentially lifesaving first aid technique. Briefly, CPR is made up of chest compressions and rescue breaths (For more information visit our friends over at What is CPR?). Performing...

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CPR statistics

Each year in the United States more than 300,000 people die from an out of hospital cardiac arrest (where the heart stops beating). Unfortunately, cardiac arrest kills more than 90% of victims before they reach hospital. (1) Early...

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CPR certification

CPR certification is a requirement for many jobs and professions. Health professionals such as doctors/nurses/dentists etc. are required to undertake regular CPR training & recertification to ensure they remain fit for practice. However many other...