Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation or CPR is a life-saving technique, especially in case of a heart attack or near drowning. The video titled, “Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – FAQ”, shows various frequently asked questions about this great technique. The technique is very helpful in restoring the breathing and blood circulation when someone’s breathing or heartbeat has stopped.
A cardiac arrest is an emergency situation in which, the heart of a person stops pumping the blood around the body. In such situation, the medical personnel or a bystander must start giving CPR with chest compressions. The technique will help in keeping blood flowing to the brain and other vital organs of the body. When performed properly, it will help in restoring a normal heart rhythm.
If someone is choking, first try to find out what exactly is happening. Afterwards, encourage the casualty to cough and clear the obstruction. Always remember, the chain of survival in CPR is immediate recognition of cardiac arrest and calling for help, a quick initiation of CPR, Performing defibrillation as soon as possible and last but not the least is post resuscitation care.
Refer the given video for more detailed information about Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.