Useful Notes: CPR (Clean, Pretty, Reliable)
And now for some Real Life Useful Notes
CPR, AED and other First Aid training is highly desireable, especially in certain fields of employment. If you are interested, certification courses are widespread. A good place to look is your local Red Cross
Proper execution of CPR is vital, which is why formal training is important.note
If done wrong, not only could it be ineffective, but it could damage the rib cage in a fatal manner. Proper execution could still break ribs; this is alright, and some physicians suggest it may even be necessary. Improper execution could snap off the xyphoid process at the bottom of the sternum and damage the heart itself, rendering CPR pointless.
Don't confuse it with the Heimlich maneuver, used to expel objects blocking a person's throat. CPR is for dealing with a stopped or very slowed heart, an entirely different emergency.
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