Mastering A Skill - 1 CPR Christopher Ard Axia College of...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 CPR Christopher Ard Axia College of University of Phoenix 2 A skill that most people people do not have but could benefit from mastering, would be cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have someone that is in need of CPR people around them are usually too scared or just dont know how to revive them. If these victims dont get any form of CPR, then chances of surviving drop about 10 percent every minute. The American Heart Association (AHA) has recommended for people to use chest compressions alone, this will really improve their odds of survival and will save lives. People would benefit from CPR, because you could end up saving the life of your husband or wife, and maybe even your kids. Most cardiac arrests, about 75 percent, occur in the victims own house, said Dr. Michael Sayre, chairman of the AHA subcommittee. In 2007 the AHA had three large studies for a move to approve what it calls hands-only cardio pulmonary resuscitation without using mouth-to- 3 mouth breathing. The result is that this method was found to be just as effective as CPR, when used by someone on an adult cardiac arrest victim.as CPR, when used by someone on an adult cardiac arrest victim....
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2010 for the course SCIENCE 225 taught by Professor Austin during the Spring '10 term at École Normale Supérieure.

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