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CPR:

see cardiopulmonary resuscitationcardiopulmonary resuscitation
(CPR), emergency procedure used to treat victims of cardiac and respiratory arrest. CPR can be done in a hospital with drugs and special equipment or as a first-aid technique.
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Training every 911 call handler in T-CPR is ideal because it is both best for the patient and less stressful for the caller since CPR instructions empower callers to take action until emergency responders arrive on scene.
If you find anyone not breathing, the best thing you can do is start CPR as fast as possible, as the sooner they are getting oxygen in and around their body, the less damage will occur to their brain and organs.
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CPR may be withheld if (1) the victim has a valid Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order or (2) irreversible death has occurred as evidenced by signs such as rigor mortis or livor mortis.
Lay bystanders performed conventional CPR in 666 cases (15%) and compression-only CPR in 849 cases (19%).
Studies show that even when CPR provided by a bystander and CPR provided by trained health care professionals are provided, they are too often provided inadequately, with chest compressions that are too shallow or interrupted too often, and with excessive rates of rescue breathing.
The CPR was cardiopulmonary resuscitation as codified by the American Heart Association.
We can only hope the governor will give the CPR, which once seemed so promising, a second chance at life.
EMS personnel are the only providers trained to give CPR or use an AED
Using borrowed mannequins, Johnson held free CPR and first-aid training seminars from home and taught only a handful of students.
The Chemical Shipper Safety Awards complement CPR's efforts as a partner in Responsible Care[R], an initiative that unites CPR with its customers in continuously improving its environmental, health and safety performance.
Chest compression--only CPR appears to result in a higher survival rate than standard mouth-to-mouth CPR, Dr.