Chest Compressions

AHA Has Been Pushing Lifesaving CPR Training Since the 1960s

For more than 50 years, the association has helped codify, simply and expand CPR training.

Posted Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Friend Tried to Save UNC Student's Life

He tried to give the man, who fell 40 feet, chest compressions.

Posted Friday, November 2, 2012

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Study Determines Optimal Chest Compression Rate

EMS providers have long been told to “push hard, push fast.” But how fast? Dr. Ahamed Idris details a study that attempted to find the ideal rate for chest compressions.

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2012

N.M. Man Uses Hands-Only CPR to Save Brother

Ral Abbott fell off a ladder, hit his head and suffered a cardiac arrest.

Posted Tuesday, May 15, 2012






 

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