Welcome to the RG Books Online Academy
A How to Guide to CPR and Defibrillation
When somebody suffers a cardiac arrest outside of hospital then time is critical.
The faster we can get help on the way, and the sooner somebody carries out CPR, the greater their chance of survival will be.
Every minute that passes without CPR and defibrillation reduces a person’s chances of survival by 10%.
As a result, bystander assistance is vital, and these skills are very easy to learn.
This free course covers the basic knowledge required to carry out CPR on an unconscious casualty who is not breathing.
What is a Cardiac Arrest?
Heart attacks and cardiac arrests are two very different conditions. What are the differences?
The principles of the DR ABC approach
How to carry out chest compressions on an unconscious person who is not breathing
How to get some air into our patients lungs
Automated External Defibrillators (AED's)
The Recovery Position
A Final Knowledge Check