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cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is an emergency
life-saving procedure used on someone who is not
breathing and has no pulse. A trained rescuer fills
the victim's lungs with air and administers chest
compressions to pump blood from the heart through
the body. Thousands of lives are saved each year
through the timely use of CPR. CPR is a procedure
that must be properly and promptly performed until
emergency medical help arrives.
If you have sudden
cardiac arrest outside of a hospital -- as 225,000
Americans do every year -- you have only a 2 percent
to 5 percent chance of being successfully revived,
the AHA says. Your chance of survival improves if
someone gives you CPR four to six minutes after you
collapse and you receive advanced cardiac life
support, such as an electric shock to the heart
provided by an automated external defibrillator (AED),
Who Should Know
Certain people need to know how to perform CPR to do
their jobs. Medical professionals - from nurses and
doctors to paramedics and emergency medicine
technicians - must know CPR. Lifeguards, child-care
workers, school coaches, childcare providers, etc.
Many parents don't know how to perform CPR on their
children or babies. Other adults who have family
members with medical conditions such as heart
disease sometimes know CPR, too.
Many people -
maybe you - may want to learn how to do CPR just in
case you need to use it some day. You can never
tell when a medical emergency will happen and it
feels good to know that you could help.
You might think
that a cardiac arrest is caused only heart disease,
but there are other reasons that can cause cardiac
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