What is CPR
A technique designed to temporarily circulate oxygenated blood through the body of a person whose heart has stopped.
Chain of Survival
*Early Access – Call 911 and get an AED*
*Early CPR – Begin cardiopulmonary resuscitation*
*Early Defibrillation – Use of an automated external defibrillator*
*Early Advanced Care – Getting the patient transferred to a higher level of care, such as paramedics and the closest appropriate hospital.
Some causes of cardiac arrest include
~ Suffocation ~
~ Hypothermia ~ Anaphylaxis ~
Drowning ~ Choking
~ Drug Overdose ~
Smoke Inhalation ~ Accidents