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Celebrities Who’ve Saved Lives Using CPR

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Thousands of people every year are saved by the prompt actions of bystanders who administer CPR. CPR is a useful skill for anyone to have, even famous Hollywood actors and celebrities, and here are some examples to prove it. Ryan Reynolds  First of our list of actors who saved lives in Ryan Reynolds. Best known for movies like “Deadpool” and “Detective Pikachu,” Reynolds revealed that he had used CPR to become a real-life superhero for his family.    In June 2017, he took to Instagram to post that the CPR training he had earned through an accredited CPR course had..


How to Deal With a Head Injury as Part Of CPR

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One of the symptoms of a sudden cardiac arrest is a rapid loss of consciousness. In the wrong circumstances, this sudden loss of motor control can lead to a fall and a potentially serious head injury.    As a CPR provider, you might find yourself in the unenviable position of having to provide both CPR and dealing with a head injury at the same. Thankfully, Saint John’s Ambulance has some tips on how to deal with the situation effectively. What Are the Symptoms of a Minor Head Injury? The common symptoms of a minor head injury are:   Any Loss..


Using CPR During the Pandemic

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According to 2019 data, nearly 45 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims survived when bystander CPR was administered. Since four out of five cardiac arrests happen at home, so statistically speaking, if called on to administer CPR in an emergency, the life you save is likely to be someone at home: a child, a spouse, a parent, or a friend.   Unfortunately, while effective bystander CPR provided immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival, but only 32 percent of cardiac arrest victims get CPR from a bystander.   This rate has dropped since..


How to Perform Pet CPR

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For most of us, our pets are part of our family. Learning how to perform  First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on them is as important as it is with children and infants.   In this article, we’ll be looking at the step required to perform pet CPR, as set out by The People's Dispensary for Sick Animals, a leading animal charity. How to Check If Your Pet Needs CPR The first step to determining if your pet needs CPR is to pay attention to your ABCs, in this case, airway, breathing, and circulation.   To check your pet’s..


Who Is Resusci Annie

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Anyone who has taken part in a CPR course has developed a quick and rather intimate relationship with the central part of nearly every cardiopulmonary resuscitation training session, Resusci Annie.    But did you know the face of the most famous CPR training dummy is actually a real person? Mona Lisa of Seine While the first Resusci Annie doll was made in 1960, the tale of how she got her face starts in 19th century Paris with the body of a girl being pulled from the river Seine. Her body was transported to a mortuary and placed on public display..