Actor and athlete Vinnie Jones shows how hard and fast hands-only CPR can help save the life of someone who’s had a heart attack in this public service video from the British Heart Foundation. The video advises that the first thing to do is call emergency services (in the US, of course, call 911).
Recently at a New York City high school, a high school student choked and died. According to the story in the Daily News, there was a 14 minute delay from when the choking occurred until 911 was called. If true, it would be a shame that no bystander was able to act, but the following[…]
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillation (AED) training and certification courses are offered by commercial, non-profit and municipal organizations. Of the non-profits that offer training, the American Red Cross CPR and AED certification courses seem the most straightforward and are available in major metropolitan areas across the country. Classes last 3 hours and cover cardiopulmonary[…]