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Right place, right time: Juneau officer helps save three lives using CPR - Kenai Peninsula Online

Right place, right time: Juneau officer helps save three lives using CPR
Kenai Peninsula Online
The next year in September 2012, Mahoney gave CPR to man who overdosed on drugs and helped revive him.
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There's that one opportunity to respond, and, there you are. You know what to do.

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CPR: Take life into your hands - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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CPR: Take life into your hands
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Millions of people have been trained in CPR in recent decades, yet when people who aren't in hospitals collapse from a sudden cardiac arrest, relatively few bystanders attempt resuscitation.
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Ideally, you should take a hands-on CPR course

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Students being trained in CPR, AEDs - Madison County Journal

Students being trained in CPR, AEDs - Madison County Journal | Life Saving | Scoop.it
Madison County Journal Students being trained in CPR, AEDs Madison County Journal McGee and the rest of the ninth-graders at the school are being trained this week to become proficient in using CPR and AEDs (automated external defibrillators) to...
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I strongly believe we should teach CPR to teens. They learn quickly, and are ready to respond to an emergency.

 

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Navy medical worker rescues man using CPR - Hawaii News Now

Navy medical worker rescues man using CPR - Hawaii News Now | Life Saving | Scoop.it
Navy medical worker rescues man using CPR
Hawaii News Now
It happened on October 8 in the parking lot of Heeia Small Boat Harbor. Rachelle Arriola was waiting for her friends. "It was a humbling experience that I'll never forget," she said.
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This is what it's all about!

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Boy's CPR knowledge saves his dad's life

Boy's CPR knowledge saves his dad's life | Life Saving | Scoop.it
A Virginia kid has proven he's pretty good in an emergency. Ted Featherstone is just 12 years old and last Sunday he saved his dad's life. His knowledge of CPR came as a surprise to his family. The...
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A true hero. Once the victim of bullying. Now, a life-saver with important messages

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Man Saves Another Man 24 Hours After Learning CPR - CBS Denver

Man Saves Another Man 24 Hours After Learning CPR - CBS Denver | Life Saving | Scoop.it
A man from Aurora went for a run and most surely would have died along the way were it not for a quick-thinking stranger.
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My husband saved a man from choking recently. It had been over 6 months since his refresher CPR course with me. He knew what to do, and jumped right in!

 

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Better-Educated Public May Bring More Lifesaving CPR, Study Shows - U.S. News & World Report

Better-Educated Public May Bring More Lifesaving CPR, Study Shows - U.S. News & World Report | Life Saving | Scoop.it
Better-Educated Public May Bring More Lifesaving CPR, Study Shows
U.S. News & World Report
TUESDAY, Oct. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Research out of Denmark suggests that when more lay people learn CPR, survival rates for cardiac arrest go up.
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The KEY is Education!

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Just certified in CPR, Manatee teacher saves child from choking - Bay News 9

Just certified in CPR, Manatee teacher saves child from choking - Bay News 9 | Life Saving | Scoop.it
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Just certified in CPR, Manatee teacher saves child from choking
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Sheryl Wesolowski, who teaches fourth and fifth grades at Abel Elementary School in Sarasota, recently became certified in CPR.
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See how CPR Training helps to respond in a choking situation.

 

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Police: CPR revives man found in Seattle hotel pool - TheNewsTribune.com

Police: CPR revives man found in Seattle hotel pool - TheNewsTribune.com | Life Saving | Scoop.it
Police: CPR revives man found in Seattle hotel pool
TheNewsTribune.com
SEATTLE — Police say CPR by an officer as well as firefighters revived a 32-year-old man after he was pulled from the bottom of a hotel pool in Seattle.
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CPR skills are easy to learn, and to apply.

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Mother-of-two whose heart failed as she drove through city centre is saved by passers-by who smashed car window and performed CPR until paramedics arrived

Mother-of-two whose heart failed as she drove through city centre is saved by passers-by who smashed car window and performed CPR until paramedics arrived | Life Saving | Scoop.it
Joanne Durkin, 43, pictured, was driving through York City Centre when her heart stopped and she collapsed behind the wheel.
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It's amazing how easy it can be to respond!

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Dad Performs CPR on Young Daughter, Saves Her Life - Lamorindaweekly

Dad Performs CPR on Young Daughter, Saves Her Life - Lamorindaweekly | Life Saving | Scoop.it
Lamorindaweekly Dad Performs CPR on Young Daughter, Saves Her Life Lamorindaweekly Still shaken by the ordeal, Lafayette Park Hotel employee Marco Ortiz had that unfortunate experience, but wanted to get the word out to the many homeowners in...
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Why Small Business Owners Benefit From CPR Training

Why Small Business Owners Benefit From CPR Training | Life Saving | Scoop.it
While not every small business will be engaged in activities where an employee or customer could potentially get hurt, outdoor businesses, restaurants, factories and other, more physically oriented business models have an inherent risk of injury...

Via Thomas Faltin
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Same goes for dentist's office, clinics, & any situation where people meet. Water and ski instructors must be CPR trained.

 

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Heidi Brock's curator insight, October 27, 2013 10:34 AM

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Scott Carpenter's comment, August 6, 2014 9:37 PM
agreed.. insight like this helps expand thought in the student. http://www.carpentercprsolutions.com/-blog/how-exactly-does-an-aed-help
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Heart attack victim survives after nearly three hours of CPR - 4-traders (press release)

Heart attack victim survives after nearly three hours of CPR - 4-traders (press release) | Life Saving | Scoop.it
Heart attack victim survives after nearly three hours of CPR 4-traders (press release) A 56-year-old man who had a heart attack survived and is recovering at home after receiving two hours and forty five minutes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
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MOST UNUSUAL!

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Rochester Police Officers Perform Life-Saving CPR on Woman, 57 - Patch.com

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Rochester Police Officers Perform Life-Saving CPR on Woman, 57
Patch.com
Two Rochester Police officers are being lauded for their life-saving efforts after performing CPR on a woman who wasn't breathing, according to Police Chief Steve Schettenhelm.
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#CPR Training in action!

 

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Man Saves Another Man 24 Hours After Learning CPR - CBS Denver

Man Saves Another Man 24 Hours After Learning CPR - CBS Denver | Life Saving | Scoop.it
A man from Aurora went for a run and most surely would have died along the way were it not for a quick-thinking stranger.
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Dorothy Waxman's curator insight, October 10, 2013 6:38 PM

My husband saved a man from choking recently. It had been over 6 months since his refresher CPR course with me. He knew what to do, and jumped right in!

 

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Bystander CPR Tied to Better Survival - MedPage Today

Bystander CPR Tied to Better Survival - MedPage Today | Life Saving | Scoop.it
Bystander CPR Tied to Better Survival
MedPage Today
... community in training bystander CPR.
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CPR Certification at Oak View

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CPR Certification at Oak View (Fairfax Parents! Oak View ES is hosting Parent CPR Night!
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They are great role models at Oak View

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Husband's CPR heroics saved my life on scuba trip

Husband's CPR heroics saved my life on scuba trip | Life Saving | Scoop.it
Physicians Bill and Hilary Greenberg were diving during an April trip to Costa Rica when a grave situation struck their family
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