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Learn CPR by SMS (Text Messaging) with Red Cross?

In CPR, Health and Safety, ProCPR vs. Traditional Training by Paul Martin1 Comment

The Australian Red Cross is offering a way to download CPR instructions to your mobile phone.  The download costs $3, and shows animated instructions on how to deliver CPR within seconds. The Daily Telegraph and the Royal Lifesaving Society of Australia have been campaigning for anyone that owns a pool to learn CPR.  There have been just over 5000 downloads …

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CPR to Stayin’ Alive beat helps keep proper rate

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Ironic, isn’t it?  The name of the song is Stayin’ Alive, by the Bee Gees.  A study was just completed that confirms that med students and physicians who were trained to do compressions, while listening to the song, would maintain close the the ideal rhythm of 100 compressions per minute.  Not only that, but they were able to repeat that …

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Paramedic Seeks to Save Lives with Free Training

In CPR, Effectiveness, First Aid, Health and Safety, Press Release, ProFirstAid, ProHomeSafety, ProTrainings by Paul MartinLeave a Comment

In case you missed it, we sent out a press release on Tuesday morning regarding our mission to help people learn the skills that they can use to save the lives of family, friends, co-workers and others that may require CPR. Here is the first part of the press release: Everyone knows that taking a CPR class is a good …

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CPR True Story, from Rescue 911

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This is a clip from the old television show, Rescue 911, in which a sixth grader performs CPR when his teacher has a heart attack in class. This segment was taken from Episode 423 which aired April 13, 1993 on CBS. It’s amazing to see this now, knowing how much CPR has and has not changed since 1993. Enjoy!