Select the chest you want to lay your hands on to learn CPR now at the American Heart Association’s new hands-only CPR web site at: http://www.handsonlycpr.org/handson/
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Featuring NBC 4′s Gail Hogan and Holly Herron, Grant Medical Center LifeLink Manager.
Grant Medical Center receives Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award Grant Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes Grant’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines. To receive the [...]
ATLANTA – More bystanders are willing to attempt CPR if an emergency dispatcher gives them firm and direct instructions – especially if they can just press on the chest and skip the mouth-to-mouth, according to new research. The two new studies conclude that “hands-only” chest compression is enough to save a life. They are the [...]
From the American Heart Association: CPR. A lifesaving action. When an adult has a sudden cardiac arrest, his or her survival depends greatly on immediately getting CPR from someone nearby. Unfortunately, less than 1/3 of those people who experience a cardiac arrest at home, work or in a public location get that help. Most [...]
The American Heart Association’s ECC Beat newsletter for instructors and other members of the AHA Training Network: http://tiny.cc/XcYVh
Tomorrow is National Wear Red Day. Thousands of Americans will be wearing red to draw attention to this startling fact: Over 430,000 women are silenced each year by cardiovascular disease – and most of these deaths are preventable. I’m writing because I hope you’ll wear something red tomorrow to honor those women – and that [...]