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Is Hands-Only CPR Good Enough?

Is Hands-Only CPR Good Enough?

Less than 50% of people who experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest receive an immediate CPR!
These shocking statistis show that people tend to choose not to take action in the case of an emergency for various reasons. This, however, might be the reason why as many as 90% of those suffering

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Child CPR vs Adult CPR

Child CPR vs Adult CPR

The summer holidays are approaching with lighting speed and our kids will be out of school soon. They will either be spending their holidays at home or in summer camps. While children can’t wait to play amongst each other, some parents remain conscious that this is a time for vigilance

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Breakthrough In Cardiac Related Genetic Disorder

Breakthrough In Cardiac Related Genetic Disorder

A landmark medical discovery has been made in South Africa relating to a hereditary genetic mutation that causes sudden deaths among young people and athletes. Researchers Maryam Fish, Gasnat Shaboodien and Sarah Kraus made this incredible breakthrough following 20 years of International collaboration. It also comes 50 years after the

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Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)

When you think of a defibrillator, you might imagine a scene from House or ER with a doctor shouting “CLEAR” just before delivering a vital shock to the patient. Although that remains the case in a hospital environment, those large machines that require trained professionals are no longer used. Introducing

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Could You Save A Person’s Life?

Could You Save A Person’s Life?

Performing CPR on a person that has just suffered cardiac arrest will ensure that oxygen-rich blood is able to reach their vital organs. Although it won’t restart the heart, it will help keep them alive while an ambulance makes its way to the scene. By doing this you can, in

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