The administrator testified that 911 was not called because the resident "died so quickly." The facility also asserted that CPR
need not be given because the resident was dead.
The 2010 Resuscitation Council Guidelines say: "Studies have shown that compression-only CPR
may be as effective as combined ventilation and compression in the first few minutes after nonasphyxial arrest.
Nationally, bystander CPR
of any kind is performed in less than 30% of cases.
Children in other racial groups were also less likely to receive bystander CPR
than white children, the study authors said.
Her "Don't Paws, Start CPR
" Facebook page already features an instructional video of her well-trained dog Fenton carrying out life-saving CPR
on a mannequin.
With the high incidence of cardio vascular disease (CVD) in the UAE, CPR
training will save lives, according to Bindu Misbahudeen, Principal Training Officer at DHA's medical education and research department.
In countries where CPR
is more widely taught, survival rates as high as one in four have been reported.
The free CPR
training was conducted at the Western Mindanao State University, Friday, dubbed "CPR
on Wheels & Wings (CWW) Zamboanga".
However, there's been some concern that compression-only CPR
may not be as effective for children.
The 2005 American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines stipulated the need for monitoring CPR
and resuscitation quality.
The Department of Health (DOH), together with heart expert members of the Philippine Heart Association (PHA), conducted the third Nationwide Mass CPR
(cardiac pulmonary resuscitation) Training on July 16 at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex.
What is bystander CPR
? Bystander CPR
means that the person who is beside someone who has had a cardiac arrest pushes hard and fast on their chest until help arrives from the ambulance service.
Andrew Robertson, a volunteer with St John Scotland who has delivered CPR
training, said:"I got involved in doing CPR
on a first aid course - after that I felt I could contribute so much more by actually delivering the training myself and passing on the skills I'd learned.
Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR
) offered to those victims has the potential to reverse such changes and may result in favorable outcomes.