How long should I do CPR?

If you are out in public and have the occasion to rescue someone by performing CardioPulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Don’t Stop! Keeping CPR up for 38 minutes or longer improves the patient’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest and having normal brain function afterward. Some 80% of all cardiac arrest occur away from a hospital and fewer than 10% of all heart attack victims survive according to the American Heart Association. The actual odds of surviving an out-of-hospital-heart-attack drops 5% for every one minute of time passing until spontaneous circulation is restored. Although CPR is recommended for 38 minutes or more, the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR says to continue CPR until emergency crews arrive. Don’t know how to perform CPR? Ask your nearest fire department when the next free course is. You won’t regret it.

It could be you on the receiving end. You want the best of care don't you?

It could be you on the receiving end. You want the best of care don’t you?

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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