If you see a teen or adult suddenly collapse, hands-only CPR is the recommended form of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). It not only increases the likelihood of surviving breathing and cardiac emergencies that occur outside of medical settings, but it’s simple to learn and easy to remember.
On October 15, the new American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECG will be published. Then we will get the answers to the big questions many of us have wondered about?
- Has epinephrine in cardiac arrest seen its last days?
- Should paramedics continue to intubate cardiac arrest patients?
- Will traditional CPR be abandoned for cardiocerebral Resuscitation (CCR)?