Should You Perform CPR Before or After an AED?

When someone is experiencing a cardiac arrest, every second matters. In such situations, performing CPR and using an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) can significantly increase the chances of survival for the victim. CPR is an emergency response involving chest compressions and rescue breathing, while AED is a device that shocks the heart to get it…


How Does CPR Work Physiologically: What Happens Inside Our Body?

Our heart is a muscle that pumps blood through our veins, carrying the necessary oxygen to all parts of our body. Without the regular blood flow circulation that is enabled by the heart, which serves as a pump, the body can’t survive.  In cardiac arrest cases, CPR is recommended in the very first minutes because,…


How To Stay Safe From Pathogens When Performing CPR

Let’s break down how to stay safe from pathogens when performing CPR on a person. Bacteria and other organisms can spread quite fast during many kinds of life-saving procedures. This is especially true when giving rescue breaths during CPR. In this article, we detail the measures and steps you should take to protect yourself from…