"CPR" stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It is the process by which people help a person who has stopped breathing and whose heart has stopped beating. The article discusses how CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) can save lives in emergency situations and provides tips on how you can keep yourself in good shape to perform CPR in an emergency situation.
What is CPR?
CPR and first aid training is a life-saving technique that is used to help someone who is unconscious or has stopped breathing. CPR is very simple to do and can be performed by anyone, even if they have never done it before.
To perform CPR, you first need to understand the basics of cardiac physiology. This involves understanding how the heart works and how blood flow is affected in cases of cardiac arrest. After that, you need to know how to perform CPR according to the guidelines provided by the American Heart Association (AHA).
There are several steps that you need to take in order to perform CPR. The first step is to check for a pulse. If there is no pulse, you need to start chest compressions immediately. Chest compressions are a powerful way to force blood into the heart and restart the heart. You should cycle between 30 compressions and 2 breaths per minute for adults and children over 1-year-old.
If someone is having a cardiac arrest, it is important to call for help as soon as possible. CPR can only help if it begins within 3 minutes of someone experiencing a cardiac arrest. If you are able to start CPR and transport the person to an emergency room.