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Old 16 July 2017, 02:53 AM   #1
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Do You Know How To Do CPR?

One of these days you may have to perform CPR on someone you don't even know...

Here is a story with a happy ending; I don't even know what kind of watch they used to set the pace...

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/liv...161322343.html

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Old 16 July 2017, 03:41 AM   #2
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Yes. I am BLS, ACLS, PALS and Trauma Certified. It's required for healthcare providers in my hospital.

It's CPR/BLS is a nice skill to have for non- healthcare works as it can save a stranger's life.


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Old 16 July 2017, 04:20 AM   #3
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Yes, I was an EMT in college as well as a Red Cross CPR/BLS/AED and AHA ACLS instructor.
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Old 16 July 2017, 04:23 AM   #4
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Yes, received CPR training in the military. I think I remember the basics.
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Old 16 July 2017, 04:34 AM   #5
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I am no longer certified but I did have to learn it when I was a scuba diving instructor
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Old 16 July 2017, 04:35 AM   #6
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Old 16 July 2017, 04:37 AM   #7
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I think this video is worth watching too

Very good tutorial

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=LxhK_uHS0EE
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Old 16 July 2017, 04:41 AM   #8
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Yes, received CPR training in the military. I think I remember the basics.
Which is why a Red Cross certified 'refresher course' is always advisable in the event of its unexpected necessity. The Heimlich maneuver is another good one to know.
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Old 16 July 2017, 04:47 AM   #9
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Ive been Red Cross trained, but my certification has expired.

It's a good thing to know, ya never know when it may be needed to help someone.
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Old 16 July 2017, 06:03 AM   #10
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Know how, yes. Certification has run out since I retired though. I've done CPR in conjunction with paramedics in the past.
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Old 16 July 2017, 06:04 AM   #11
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Old 16 July 2017, 06:37 AM   #12
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Yes, had the joy of having to do it on my son once on a Christmas Eve - successfully. That Xmas day spent in hospital really brought home the value of family.

Also was a first aider in U.K. for 12yrs. Saved my boy from choking a couple of years ago. This was a bizarre coincidence as I had read a news article a few days before about someone being saved by moving an object toward a lung. So my son somehow manages to inhale soil through a pipe from a toy and blocks his windpipe. I swing into action and try the stuff you get trained to do - couldn't hook anything out, back slaps and Heimlich weren't working and he was blue by this point. So I just went for broke and reached down into his throat and I must have broken up the clump of soil and he recovered. He was suitably upset and hasn't tried that again!
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Old 16 July 2017, 06:54 AM   #13
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I was through work many years ago but have never had to use that skill thankfully.
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Old 16 July 2017, 07:05 AM   #14
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Old 16 July 2017, 11:40 AM   #15
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Yes, had the joy of having to do it on my son once on a Christmas Eve - successfully. That Xmas day spent in hospital really brought home the value of family.

Also was a first aider in U.K. for 12yrs. Saved my boy from choking a couple of years ago. This was a bizarre coincidence as I had read a news article a few days before about someone being saved by moving an object toward a lung. So my son somehow manages to inhale soil through a pipe from a toy and blocks his windpipe. I swing into action and try the stuff you get trained to do - couldn't hook anything out, back slaps and Heimlich weren't working and he was blue by this point. So I just went for broke and reached down into his throat and I must have broken up the clump of soil and he recovered. He was suitably upset and hasn't tried that again!


Scary story but great ending!

As far as OP's question....yes


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Old 16 July 2017, 12:15 PM   #16
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Yes, received CPR training in the military. I think I remember the basics.
Me too.
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Old 17 July 2017, 12:16 PM   #17
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Have done it many times.

Work in healthcare, use to be the one doing the compressions now I manage them.

Actually had a choking incident in the doctors lounge last year. Chewed and swallowed the meat but it didn't go down... Was not moving air, and I tried to clear it myself but couldn't. Stood up, and banged on the table. Luckily it was crowded, and another physician jumped up and did the heimlich on me. Third thrust cleared the blockage. Proceeded to puke all over the floor in front of every physician/administrator. When to the bathroom, cleaned up and went back to work seeing patients.

CPR and Heimlick, are must knows. They work, and can make the difference.

I know if I was in that room by myself, I believe things would have gone very differently.
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Old 17 July 2017, 01:28 PM   #18
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Is the Heimlich still used within the US?
Its always been actively discouraged as well as essentially never implemented into training within Australia.
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Old 17 July 2017, 01:50 PM   #19
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Old 17 July 2017, 03:50 PM   #20
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Yes. CPR and First Aid certs every 2 years as an LEO.

I'm told if you do it right you probably break ribs.
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Old 17 July 2017, 08:30 PM   #21
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I don't but my wife is a nurse I plan on taking the course
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Old 17 July 2017, 08:37 PM   #22
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I'm no longer certified, but had to have the training for firefighting in a previous life
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Old 18 July 2017, 12:46 AM   #23
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Is the Heimlich still used within the US?
Its always been actively discouraged as well as essentially never implemented into training within Australia.


Just curious. What is the alternative procedure?


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Old 18 July 2017, 12:48 AM   #24
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Yes. CPR and First Aid certs every 2 years as an LEO.

I'm told if you do it right you probably break ribs.
I have heard this too. In fact Vinnie encourages it in the video
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I'm not certified anymore either but really have to reconsider that, indeed!
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Old 18 July 2017, 01:48 AM   #26
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Luckily the lifeguards didn't have to do it, neither on my son nor on me when we almist drowned yesterday, but would have been happy if someone knew how to do it, had the lifeguards came a few minutes later...
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Just curious. What is the alternative procedure?
Bend the person well forward and give five back blows with the heel of your hand between their shoulderblades - checking if the blockage has been removed after each blow.

If unsuccessful, give five chest thrusts by placing one hand in the middle of their back for support and the heel of the other hand on the lower part of their breastbone – checking if the blockage has been removed after each thrust.
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Old 18 July 2017, 02:05 AM   #28
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What are the benefits of being certified? Career aside, I mean if you know how to do it that's that?

If I ever needed CPR and someone came to my aid I sure wouldn't stop them to check their certification
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Yes. CPR and First Aid certs every 2 years as an LEO.

I'm told if you do it right you probably break ribs.
Not sure who told you this, but unless the person has severe COPD, osteoporosis, or is very frail you shouldn't be breaking ribs...

Might be doing it a bit too aggressively, methinks.
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Yes, certified as well. It should be a compulsory subject in schools
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