Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Continuous Chest Compression CPR - #2088 - Video: Learn Continuous Chest Compression CPR - Sarver Heart Center
Learn 'Continuous Chest Compression CPR,' from University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center. This video has received 640,043 views, is only 5 minutes long. A friend sent me the link, and I wanted to make it more available. The American Heart Association Endorses Chest Compression Only CPR - The American Heart Association has updated its CPR guidelines and now advocates continuous chest compressions, a method developed at The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center. Read more........ Every three days, more Americans die from sudden cardiac arrest than the number who died in the 9-11 attacks. You can lessen this recurring loss by learning Continuous Chest Compression CPR, a hands-only CPR method that doubles a person’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest. It’s easy and does not require mouth-to-mouth contact, making it more likely bystanders will try to help, and it was developed at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. "This video is worth sharing," said Gordon A. Ewy, MD, director of the Sarver Heart Center and one of the research pioneers who developed this method. Link to Sarver Heart Center........ for written information on this procedure.