The Boston Athletic Association, which organizes the Boston Marathon, produced a “hands only” CPR instructional video. The Boston Marathon will be held on April 16th, and creating awareness of hands only CPR may save lives of participants and viewers. Cardiac arrest happens at races more frequently at than you’d expect, but the long race puts[…]
Awareness of hands-only CPR is being raised through a series of clever ads starring well-known personalities. Earlier this year, the British Heart Foundation released an instructional video aimed at British audiences starring actor, soccer star Vinnie Jones. The American Heart Association originally released their hands-only CPR video starring Ken Jeong in 2011. Ken Jeong is not only an[…]
Continuing the theme, this funny video runs through the list of things runners say (or “Sh!t Runners Say”). Most of us runners have uttered these phrases at some point in our training. “Jog? I run!”
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).