Your Guide to Hands-Only CPR

Knowing the basic steps of CPR could mean the difference between life and death in an emergency situation.

The administration of CPR could mean the difference between life and death in an emergency situation, but 70 percent of Americans feel helpless during a cardiac emergency because they don't know how to give CPR or are afraid of injuring the victim. Be prepared to help those in need by looking over and printing this simple, step-by-step guide to hands-only CPR. If you need help keeping the correct compression pace, push the chest to the beat of "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" For hands-on training, consider taking an official certification course by the Red Cross, and to learn more about hands-only CPR, visit the American Heart Association's website.


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