Category Archives: CPR

Video: BLS and CPR Terminology Zombie Notes Study Chart

Nursing Educator Michele Kunz discusses the BLS and CPR Zombie Notes Study Chart. This Zombie Notes Study Chart includes the most important BLS and CPR terminology that healthcare professionals must memorize to be successful on the certification exam for Basic … Continue reading

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Video: BCLS, BLS, and CPR Classes: What Are The Different Classes All About

Nursing Educator Michele Kunz discusses some of the differences and similarities of the several different basic life-saver courses available to healthcare professionals and to lay-rescuers. Michele has many other videos on YouTube covering all aspects of PALS, ACLS, and BLS. … Continue reading

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Video: Top 10 Myths About The AED

Video Description: Nursing educator Michele Kunz discusses the biggest myths about the AED, the automated external defibrillator. This information is essential for the general public and for healthcare professionals. The information is also essential for healthcare professionals that are required … Continue reading

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Top 10 CPR Myths

Michele and I have been teaching CPR to healthcare professionals and students since 1984. We have seen the development, improvement, and wide-spread acceptance of CPR education over these years. Despite these advances, we still hear many myths about CPR every … Continue reading

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Video: 10 Hot Tips For Passing The AHA BLS And CPR Certification Class And Exam

Video Description: Michele discusses 10 hot tips to help you be successful when taking the AHA certification class and exam for BLS and CPR. These tips are especially helpful for students and first-timers. Please watch in HD. Click here to … Continue reading

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CPR: More Rib Fractures, But Better Survival Rates

New findings show that the majority of people untrained in how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and even many trained emergency personnel, do not push with enough force to properly administer CPR.

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New CPR Promises Better Results By Compressing Abdomen, Not Chest

A biomedical engineer at Purdue University has developed a new method to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation that promises to be more effective than standard CPR because it increases nourishing blood flow through the heart by 25 percent over the current method.

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For Cardiac Arrest CPR Performed by Laypersons, Chest Compression-Only May Lead to Better Outcomes

In a comparison of outcomes in Arizona for out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for cardiac arrest performed by bystanders, patients who received compression-only CPR were more likely to survive to hospital discharge than patients who received conventional CPR or no CPR, … Continue reading

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Extreme Exertion Does Not Impair the Quality of CPR Given by Lifeguards

In a comparison of outcomes in Arizona for out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for cardiac arrest performed by bystanders, patients who received compression-only CPR were more likely to survive to hospital discharge than patients who received conventional CPR or no CPR, … Continue reading

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Little Lifesavers: Kids Capable Of CPR

Nine-year-olds can and should learn CPR. A study of 147 schoolchildren has shown that, although the smallest may lack the requisite strength, the knowledge of how to perform basic life support is well retained by young children.

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