CPR – What you need to know!

CPR - What you need to know!


CPR – What you need to know?


CPR or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation is a lifesaving technique useful in emergency situations where a person’s heartbeat or breathing has stopped. One need not be a Doctor or a Nurse to perform CPR, anyone and everyone with the basic understanding of CPR can help save a life. 


According to statistics, if a person is not helped within 8 minutes of his/her collapse, the chances of death double. It is therefore essential to provide CPR as early as possible and even more to understand a few simple steps in performing it. 


Following are a few simple and easy steps to keep in mind when performing Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)


-Check for Dangers in the surrounding for yourself and the person affected. 

-Check consciousness of the victim. 

-Call for help. 

-Check for breathing and pulse.

-Perform Chest Compressions and Blow into the Mouth.

-Continue until Medical Support arrives. 


CPR is often termed the ‘Kiss of Life’ and it is therefore important to understand how to go about each step and save a life.



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