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    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or better know as Cpr is an emergency procedure used to revive the heart. On average 70 percent of people either don't know cpr or have gotten how to how to administer the possibly life saving measure. All high schools should require a cpr course to be taking in order to graduate because Cpr saves lives, most cardiac arrest situations occur at home, and so they should be able to tell the difference between cardiac arrest and a heart attack. About 900 americans die everyday due to cardiac arrest According to the new york times. when you know how to perform Cpr you might be saving a relative's life, loved ones, or even a stranger. One of the reasons why people often don't want to preform Cpr is when it comes…

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    Learn the Basics & Save a Life There are thousands of people who are not able to receive first aid or healing before emergency responders arrive. What would have happened if a bystander had the first aid or CPR training? Just performing CPR or first aid can triple the victim’s chance of survival. CPR and first aid, not just to me, but to many others, should be a mandatory lesson that people should be taught. If you learn the basics, you can save a life. CPR and first aid could be…

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    I. Introduction A. CPR is an emergency procedure that is performed when a person’s heart has stopped beating due to sudden cardiac arrest. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation uses chest compressions and breathing to try to mimic and restore your heart’s natural rhythm. B. Introduction to Four Main Topics 1. First, I will discuss a brief history of CPR. 2. Second, I will discuss the steps to perform CPR. 3. Third, I will share some statistics on CPR. 4. And fourth, I will discuss on where…

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    The purpose of the project is to teach professionals, faculty, students, Buddhist nuns, and others in advancing their understanding of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (“CPR”), and basic forms of first-aid focusing on splints and burns. As one who is certified to administer CPR by the American Red Cross (“ARC”), I relied heavily on the ARC in preparing my presentation. (American Red Cross, 2015). I also used mannequins in my presentation to demonstrate how to administer CPR. All of the training…

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    Family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation has been a topic of intense debate within the medical community. Medical professionals have concerns regarding the efficiency of the code process as well as the safety for all parties involved when family is allowed to stay for resuscitation. In contrast, family members desire to remain close to their loved ones, in what may be the last moments of their life. Meeting the psychosocial needs of the patient as well as their family members is at…

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    damage and then die when their heart stops beating. “... [T]he lack of oxygenated blood can cause brain damage in only a few minutes"(Mayo Clinic). Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, most commonly known as CPR, is a technique used in many emergencies such as a heart attack or a near drowning experience, in which someone's breathing, has stopped or their heartbeat has ceased (Mayo Clinic). Using CPR during medical emergencies will give the patient a higher chance of survival. Therefore, when…

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    Many family members may experience uncertainty and fear when it comes to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) of a loved one. Families may desire to be present during resuscitation, while health care providers (HCP) may face a dilemma in allowing family presence during resuscitation (FPDR). FPDR consists of family members in close proximity to loved ones during physical efforts to preserve life (Leske, McAndrew, & Brasel, 2013). Research has been conducted to better understand the significance of…

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    Years ago, an administrator told me to open the crash cart even though cardiopulmonary resuscitation was not preformed, because a charge could be sent to the insurance company if the lock on the crash cart was broken; needless to say, I left the company shortly after that event. Early in my career, I learned that patient care and billing for such care was a priority to administrators. I commonly refer to such people as “carpet people”. I think that they must have has some interaction with taking…

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    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving method that is used daily in many emergencies that involve trouble with the heart or breathing. This technique allows you to restore flow of oxygenated blood to a person’s brain and heart, and restore breathing in the person when the heart is stopped. When the heart stops, blood flow to the brain and organs stops which causes damage to these necessary body parts. Without help, the person could die within eight to ten minutes. Therefore, knowing…

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    One of the most important things to learn when working with kids is cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, also known as CPR, is a technique used in emergencies where someone’s breathing or heartbeat has stopped. Some situations that require this is after someone has had a heart attack or a near drowning experience. Whether you are performing the cardiopulmonary resuscitation technique on a child or an adult, the series of events that make up the technique are quite…

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