PUT YOUR "HANDS ONLY" ON ME
But that has all changed. With infection control policies increasing and considerations for the safety of health professionals the rules have changed.
More importantly the Rules have changed for you Too.
It's been sited through A Heart and Stroke Foundation survey that only 40% of Canadians trained in CPR would try to revive someone who has had a cardiac arrest. I'm Guilty, but thankfully I have never encountered this situation out of hospital.
This blog today is for you and your family to feel comfortable in knowing that you can be a great part of helping your love ones. The goal is to change your mind. NO more wondering about what you Would do if you found someone not breathing. "Put your Hands On me will be the answer to that question.
But for many that thought is quite disturbing. I used to pray that no one would drop leaving me with the decision of having to exercise mouth to mouth.
It is recommended for use by people who see a teen or adult suddenly collapse in an “out-of-hospital” setting (such as at home, at work or in a park).
Call 9-1-1 (or send someone to do that).
Push hard and fast in the center of the chest.
When you call 911, you need to stay on the phone until the 911 dispatcher (operator) tells you to hang up.
I recommended that everyone learn CPR.
Research has shown that hands only CPR will do a lot in saving lives.
The issue is that with prolonged chest compressions you can save someone from having extensive brain damage and die.
The blood has enough oxygen to supply oxygen to the brain.
Overall, the odds of surviving a cardiac arrest are almost four times greater if someone performs CPR right away.
Again here's the
Easy-to-follow steps: Hands-Only* CPR
If you witness someone having a cardiac arrest:
Push hard and fast in the centre of the chest (start CPR)
Don’t hesitate. Keep pushing until the person starts to breathe or move or someone with more advanced medical training takes over.