Category Archives: CPR Guidelines and Science

This section is for CPR Guidelines and the science behind practice of the skill.

Good Compressions in CPR

Proper compressions are essential to providing good quality CPR. Often times people have difficulty with proper hand placement and depth. Believe it or not, good compressions are actually less stressful on the body and you can do more of them. … Continue reading

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2010 CPR Guidelines Released

The new 2010 CPR Guidelines are out. Take a look for yourself: 2010 CPR Guidelines These guidelines really aren’t a substantial change from the past as far as CPR is concerned. Interestingly enough, the American Heart Association has chosen to … Continue reading

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Why Choking is So Common With Kids

Children are curious, by nature, and tend to wonder and experiment with everything in their world. Foods and chokable items included. A “chokable item” is any item that is small enough to fit through a toilet paper or paper towel … Continue reading

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