Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Cooties CPR

So it appears CNN is really trying to push Sanjay Gupta's new book by publishing related articles under the auspices of "news," but nevertheless it leads to some interesting stories.  Like this one, of a woman who survived cardiac arrest thanks to prompt CPR and hypothermia.  The article calls attention to the newer lay rescuer guidelines, "cooties CPR," that no longer require rescue breathing in an effort to emphasize the importance of strong, continuous chest compressions.  Yet another reminder that if you aren't CPR certified, you should be!

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