Category Archives: CPR Feedback

Hands-Only CPR Kiosk Introduced at Dallas Airport

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Next time, you’re stuck in the airport on a long layover you’ll be able to brush up on your CPR skills. That is, if you happen to be waiting at the American Airlines terminal at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The airline’s Occupation Health Services department has partnered with the American Heart Association to provide an interactive machine that teaches passengers Hands-Only CPR. You may be familiar with the growing popularity of Hands Only CPR following research findings that this practice is just as, if not more, effective than traditional CPR that utilizes rescue breaths.  The American Heart Association has created a campaign around Hands Only CPR featuring a video with Ken Jeong and the Bee Gees hit, “Stayin’ Alive”. Continue reading Hands-Only CPR Kiosk Introduced at Dallas Airport

Combining CPR Training and CPR Feedback Technology

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Recently, the Annals of Emergency Medicine reported that survival from cardiac arrest experienced outside of a hospital more than doubled when CPR feedback technology was used.  Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) like the Zoll AED Plus, include a technology that gives real-time feedback, audibly instructing the user whether they are giving good compressions or if they have to push harder.  Continue reading Combining CPR Training and CPR Feedback Technology