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CPR

CPR Switch, Chest Presses First

New guidelines out Monday switch up the steps for CPR, telling rescuers to start with hard, fast chest presses before giving mouth-to-mouth.

10/18/2010

UM Study: Chest Compressions Vs. Defibrillation

When someone has a sudden heart attack, is it better to begin chest compressions first or start by using a defibrillator? Click to read what researchers say.

09/09/2010

Hands-Only CPR, Pushy Dispatchers Are Lifesavers

New research shows that more bystanders are willing to attempt CPR if an emergency dispatcher gives them firm and direct instructions — especially if they can just press on the chest and skip the mouth-to-mouth. […]

07/28/2010

Drunk Man Goes Mouth To Mouth With An Opossum

I am not a big drinker, but I have had my share of embarrassing over served moments.  These moments may have included accidental nudity, sprained ankles, and purchases I don’t remember making.  These moments have […]

03/28/2010

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