Shopping Cart
Your Cart is Empty
There was an error with PayPalClick here to try again
CelebrateThank you for your business!You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly.Exit Shopping Cart

The Venture 17 Division Of Education





The Latest CPR Guidelines

Posted on July 29, 2011 at 4:57 PM

After 61 years of studying, writing, practicing, restudying, rewriting, more practicing, tweaking, and tuning, here's the latest in making a difference.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique useful in many emergencies, including heart attack or near drowning. A situation when someone's breathing or heartbeat has stopped. Ideally, CPR involves two elements: chest compressions combined with mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing.

However, what you as a bystander should do in an emergency situation really depends on your knowledge and comfort level.
The bottom line is that it's far better to do something than to do nothing at all.  

Here's advice from the American Heart Association:

If you're not trained in CPR, then provide hands-only CPR. That means uninterrupted chest compressions of about 100 a minute until paramedics arrive. You don't need to perform rescue breathing.
If you're well trained, and confident in your ability, then you can opt for one of two approaches: Alternate between 30 chest compressions and two rescue breaths, or just do chest compressions. 
If you've previously received CPR training, but you're not confident in your abilities, then just do chest compressions at a rate of about 100 a minute. This is the “magic number”, 100! It’s the only real number you need to remember.
The above advice applies only to adults needing CPR, not to children.

CPR can keep oxygenated blood flowing to the brain and other vital organs until more definitive medical treatment can restore a normal heart rhythm.

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation changed this year, CPR’s 61 birthday, as statistically, mouth to mouth shows no significant improvement in CPR effectiveness. This applies to adults and not to children.

Mayo Clinic findings have convinced experts to remove the mouth to mouth component out of the protocol traditionally endorsed by the American Heart Association and The Red Cross. Even without mouth to mouth, the compressions alone, are delivering about 70% oxygenated blood to the brain, giving the victim a huge chance for survival. The alternative, “doing nothing at all”, is fatal.
I am often asked…Why doesn’t this apply to children? The reason is that children are generally robust, do not have heart attacks, and do not usually suffer from cardiac arrest unless already suffocated and depleted of oxygen, therefore, replacing oxygen (mouth-to-mouth breathing) is critical for survival.
Do the smart thing. Get certified in CPR. Always be prepared to make a difference, and be able to save someone’s life.
Dr. Counce

Categories: Medical Advise

Post a Comment


Oops, you forgot something.


The words you entered did not match the given text. Please try again.


Reply Maxolash reviews
5:19 AM on February 8, 2012 
I am looking of health tips as I am fitness trainer. Thanks for your useful suggestions.
Reply Flexoplex reviews
9:20 AM on February 9, 2012 
Wow! Your site looks interesting. I am searching some health suggestion which I got at your site. Please post some more tips.
Reply Eyelastin reviews
8:53 AM on February 10, 2012 
Great & useful tips related to health & fitness. I am also a blogger and and always search for the related stuff for ideas.
Reply Dr. Counce
4:04 PM on February 13, 2012 
Thank you, It is my pleasure to be of service. I have been on sabbatical and apologize for the delay in new posts. Coming soon: Acne, its cause, treatment options and prevention; Fibromyalga, faked or real; and the latest on the war against Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Acute Myelogenous Leukemia.
Reply Somulin reviews
7:10 AM on February 14, 2012 
That was very nice health advice given by you. Please give me some more useful natural tips.
Reply acting class
6:02 AM on April 12, 2013 
Good attribute of Capsaicin! This is really helpful for our health and fitness as well. So thanks for introducing nice food.
Reply acting class
6:24 AM on April 12, 2013 
Great & useful tips related to health & fitness. I am also a blogger and and always search for the related stuff for ideas.
Reply Dr. Counce
8:51 PM on April 15, 2013 
acting class says...
Great & useful tips related to health & fitness. I am also a blogger and and always search for the related stuff for ideas.

Thank you.
Reply Essay
4:15 AM on January 20, 2014 
I'm going to consider the program yet again prior to our minute card truly runs out. Is always that genuine? Helps make us question just what they will think of over the following 15 times concerning CPR.
Reply odkurzacz centralny
9:04 AM on June 29, 2014 
The very good results with the seat belt sander will give, inter alia, more significant full speed of the belt Plain carpet and decreased toughness energy give up too soon
Reply First Aid Course
7:19 PM on December 21, 2014 
I think you have a great knowledge especially while dealings with such subjects.
You have done such an amazing job on this series. I envy your sewing skills and your patience and your diligence.
Reply first aid at work courses london
6:13 PM on August 15, 2015 
Well, at the least I'm interested. Cant wait to be able to check out additional of your through you.
Reply replica watches
3:09 AM on August 29, 2017 
Well, at the least I'm interested. Cant wait to be able to check out additional of your through you.
Reply Computer Science Project Help
10:26 AM on September 5, 2019 
This Is Really A Great Stuff For Sharing. Thanks For Sharing.
Reply golden goose
6:05 PM on August 24, 2021 
I truly wanted to compose a quick message to be able to thank you for all of the superb pointers you are writing at this site. My particularly long internet research has finally been paid with awesome insight to go over with my great friends. I would declare that many of us readers actually are unequivocally blessed to exist in a great community with many special professionals with beneficial basics. I feel rather fortunate to have encountered your entire site and look forward to tons of more awesome minutes reading here. Thank you once more for everything.
golden goose
Reply supreme clothing
6:06 PM on August 24, 2021 
I wish to show some appreciation to you just for bailing me out of this type of incident. Right after exploring through the world wide web and getting suggestions that were not powerful, I figured my entire life was well over. Existing minus the approaches to the problems you've resolved through your entire write-up is a serious case, and the kind that would have negatively damaged my career if I had not noticed your blog. Your actual understanding and kindness in handling all the things was priceless. I don't know what I would have done if I hadn't encountered such a step like this. I can also at this point look forward to my future. Thank you so much for this high quality and result oriented help. I will not hesitate to endorse your site to anybody who needs and wants guide about this subject matter.
supreme clothing
Reply kevin durant shoes
6:07 PM on August 24, 2021 
I wish to show appreciation to this writer just for bailing me out of this type of predicament. As a result of surfing around throughout the the net and seeing principles which were not helpful, I was thinking my entire life was done. Being alive without the presence of approaches to the issues you've resolved by way of your short post is a serious case, and those which might have adversely damaged my career if I had not encountered your website. Your main competence and kindness in dealing with a lot of things was important. I'm not sure what I would've done if I hadn't discovered such a solution like this. I am able to at this point look forward to my future. Thanks for your time very much for the skilled and effective guide. I will not be reluctant to propose the website to anybody who needs counselling about this situation.
kevin durant shoes
Reply supreme clothing
6:07 PM on August 24, 2021 
I want to point out my affection for your kindness giving support to individuals who have the need for assistance with the area of interest. Your very own dedication to passing the message all over was certainly valuable and has continuously allowed women much like me to get to their desired goals. This valuable information denotes this much a person like me and still more to my peers. Thanks a ton; from everyone of us.
supreme clothing
Reply chrome hearts outlet
6:08 PM on August 24, 2021 
I actually wanted to write down a small note to say thanks to you for these wonderful guides you are posting on this site. My long internet lookup has at the end been rewarded with beneficial strategies to talk about with my company. I would claim that most of us site visitors are definitely fortunate to be in a useful website with very many special individuals with interesting solutions. I feel very much fortunate to have encountered the webpage and look forward to some more fun minutes reading here. Thanks a lot once again for all the details.
chrome hearts outlet
Reply nike sb dunks
6:08 PM on August 24, 2021 
Thank you a lot for providing individuals with a very breathtaking possiblity to discover important secrets from this web site. It's usually so great and packed with a lot of fun for me and my office co-workers to search your website at the very least thrice in 7 days to read the latest tips you have got. Of course, I am just actually fascinated for the outstanding points you serve. Certain 2 facts in this article are completely the very best we've had.
nike sb dunks