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The History of CPR

CPR stands for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and is used in emergencies to help a patient when they have stopped breathing. The main goal of CPR is not to restart the heart, but to return blood flow and oxygen to the body, brain and tissues.  [bctt tweet="People have...

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When to Perform CPR: 3 Signs

According to the American Heart Association, 475,000 Americans died from cardiac arrest last year, and more than 350,000 were outside of a hospital. Cardiac arrest occurs when someone’s heart stops pumping. There are many causes of cardiac arrest, including heart...

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