Continuous Chest Compression CPR Video: Let’s learn how to do it

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR for short is a life-saving procedure that anybody can learn, even kids as young as 12. Yet, many people hesitate to do this during cases of emergency for many … [Read more...]

Inspiring the young to save lives

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using an automated external defibrillators (AED) are life-saving skills that everybody should learn. Including children. In a previous post, I described a study … [Read more...]

Can children perform CPR?

First, Michael Jackson’s personal physician was accused of performing CPR on his celebrity client the wrong way. And now comes this new research that children can be trained to do CPR. The American … [Read more...]

Controversy about Michael Jackson’s CPR and emergency care

Last week, the LA coroner's office announced that they are treating the death of Michael Jackson as a homicide. Apparently, lethal amounts of the anesthetic-sedative drug propofol and other drugs … [Read more...]

Stayin’ Alive can really keep your alive

Remember the post on 102 Great Running Songs For A Fun And Fast Paced Workout? That piece really was quite popular and got so many comments. On a similar note, I would like to highlight this … [Read more...]

Cardiac arrest: what makes the heart stop?

Resource post for June The King of Pop Michael Jackson was said to have suffered from cardiac arrest but the actual cause of death is unknown. This statement confused many people - why can't … [Read more...]

Ready to perform effective bystander CPR?

It's CPR and AED Awareness Week (June 1 to 7) in the United States. Why is CPR important? Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) saves lives. Here are the reasons why we need to know CPR (source: … [Read more...]

It’s National CPR/AED Awareness Week

Do you know how to perform a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use an an automated external defibrillator (AED)? Do you know how to act in an emergency to help save a life? As part of the … [Read more...]

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