Navigation Links
Simply Watching a CPR Video Might Save Lives
Date:3/9/2011

's referred to as hands-only CPR, meaning a bystander calls 911 and then pumps the heart manually with rapid, deep chest compressions, with no mouth-to mouth breathing. The hands-only method has been shown to be just as effective as the more complex method that includes mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, according to research cited in the study.

When someone collapses, people are often hesitant to act because they lack confidence or are reluctant to perform mouth-to mouth resuscitation on a stranger. But doing nothing can be disastrous, whereas no harm can be done by an untrained layperson who tries to help, Bobrow said.

For the study, 336 participants were randomly divided into four groups: a control group that did not watch a video and three other groups that watched either a 60-second video, a five-minute video or an eight-minute video that included the opportunity to practice the skills demonstrated.

To test their skills, participants were asked to role-play what they would do if someone suddenly collapsed in their presence. A manikin programmed with software was used to gauge the rate and depth of chest compressions.

When tested two months later, fewer than 1 percent of those who had seen a video did nothing, compared with 23 percent of those who had not seen a video. Among all who intervened, those who had seen a video demonstrated significantly better skills than those who had not, the study found. The length of the video viewed did not matter, and comparable chest compression rates and depths were achieved regardless of which video the participants had seen.

Their rate and depth of chest compressions closely approximated established criteria for effective CPR, and their skills had not deteriorated after two months, the study found.

Sayre noted, however, that the study measured performance during a simulation and that it remains to be seen what would happen in a real-life scenario.

"What we don't know is how this will
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. New Simply...Go-Gurt Contains No High Fructose Corn Syrup, Artificial Flavors or Colors
2. New York Truck Driver Watching Porn Kills Mother, Appalls Personal Injury Lawyers Such As David Perecman
3. Watching Special Videos May Not Make Kids Brainier
4. Americans for Responsible Health Care Launch Radio Ads Targeting Seven Democrats, Warning The People Are Watching...
5. Watching R-Rated Movies May Lead to Early Alcohol Use
6. Too Many Tots Watching Too Much TV: Study
7. Watching R-rated Movies Ups Odds of Teens Smoking
8. Giffords Opens Eyes. Like Watching a Miracle, Friends Say
9. Watching TV coverage of terror makes viewers feel threatened
10. Nationwide Video Search Kicks off Ban Asbestos Campaign
11. Nationwide Video Search Kicks off Ban Asbestos Campaign
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Simply Watching a CPR Video Might Save Lives
(Date:8/21/2014)... Recently, Skmen.com, a distinguished garment supplier, has updated its ... casual dresses . From today until August 31, all clients ... when they are shopping at the company’s online store. ... to the newest quality standards; they are guaranteed to be ... worldwide ladies can also access the other cheap items in ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The ... NMR Spectroscopy, Chromatography, Electrophoresis, Surface Plasmon Resonance, X-ray ... Forecast to 2018", analyzes and studies the major ... Europe, Asia, and the Rest of the World ... figures spread through 415 pages and in-depth TOC ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... The costs paid by consumers each year for ... insurer data. The Quotes Pros company is now helping American ... tools at http://quotespros.com . , The automatic policy ... providers offering multiple coverage packages for dental related care this ... are now easier to compare using the all-in-one digital system. ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... August 21, 2014 The costs for maintaining pet ... decades, according to new insurance industry studies. The Quotes Pros company ... to locate affordable plans from all 50 states at http://quotespros.com ... than $50 for a routine visit or complex surgery can use ... user of the system will be asked to provide a zip ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 21, 2014 Living in a quality ... that comes along with it. A quality Home Owners ... such amenities are available. , Simpson ... Georgia and Community Association Management, LLC made a recent ... Company to provide an additional amenity for their neighborhood. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Charming Girls’ Casual Dresses Now Released by Distinguished Garment Company Skmen.com 2Health News:Proteomics Market worth $20,696.4 Million by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Proteomics Market worth $20,696.4 Million by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Proteomics Market worth $20,696.4 Million by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Proteomics Market worth $20,696.4 Million by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 5Health News:Dental Insurance Now Quoted for Families Online at Insurer Portal 2Health News:Pet Insurance Finder for 50 States Launched at Insurance Website Online 2Health News:Recreation is the Heart of the Community at Simpson Mill Plantation; Chooses American Parks Company™ for New Playground Equipment 2Health News:Recreation is the Heart of the Community at Simpson Mill Plantation; Chooses American Parks Company™ for New Playground Equipment 3
... tougher laws to deal with pre-natal sex detection tests and ... than murder//. ,BJP chief Rajnath Singh also demanded that ... check their misuse for killing unborn female children., ,"It's ... a country where goddesses are worshipped. Such an act is ...
... at New South Wales central coast are in the process ... financial// support from the vaccine company in the US. ... immunise animals against the infection. ,As chlamydial infection ... for the past seven years to find a cure against ...
... pregnancy seems to turn down the immune system, making ... fetus or maybe a transplanted heart//, researchers say. ... member of a gene family called major histocompatibility complex ... reproductive immunologist at the Medical College of Georgia. ...
... Recent research has revealed that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is ... was also found // that those among the elderly who ... likely to have AMD than those who eat fish less ... conducted by Johanna Seddon, MD, and colleagues who work at ...
... use percent of body fat data to assess obesity rather ... rates between African-American //and white women, for example, is cut ... much higher risk of obesity than African-American men. ... body fat is a more accurate measure of fatness than ...
... today agreed to reconduct lab tests to find out whether ... Beijing as early as 2003, after eight of its scientists ... Chinese Ministry of Health said it was conducting new lab ... ,"In accordance with World Health Organisation and China's diagnostic ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Natural Approach to Immune Regulation May Help Transplant Patients 2Health News:Natural Approach to Immune Regulation May Help Transplant Patients 3Health News:Save your Vision with Fish Oil and Quitting Smoking 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ScriptPro has been ... under its Common Security Framework (CSF). According to ... Privacy Manager, "We appreciate this rigorous, top-to-bottom audit. ... that this certification signifies. Our business partners need ... THE CSF CERTIFICATION PROCESS: ScriptPro,s internal security processes ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... MELVILLE, N.Y. , Aug. 21, 2014  Henry Schein, ... of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal ... present at two investor conferences in September: , ... New York , NY at 12:50 p.m. ET ... Healthcare Conference in New York , NY at ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... -- The board of directors of VirtualScopics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... imaging solutions, today announced that James Groff , ... Mr. Groff has held the role of acting chief ... January 2006 as an accounting manager and was promoted ... board of VirtualScopics asked Jim to assume the role ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ScriptPro Achieves HITRUST Certification 2Henry Schein To Present At Two Investor Conferences In September 2VirtualScopics, Inc. Names James Groff Chief Financial Officer 2VirtualScopics, Inc. Names James Groff Chief Financial Officer 3VirtualScopics, Inc. Names James Groff Chief Financial Officer 4
... 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Simcere Pharmaceutical Group ("Simcere" or ... pharmaceutical company specializing in the development, manufacturing, and marketing ... announced that it has received the new drug approval ... Iremod. Iremod, which was independently developed by ...
... JUPITER, Fla., Aug. 25, 2011 BioRestorative Therapies, ... has entered into a Tangible Property License Agreement with ... enables BioRestorative Therapies to obtain adipose (fat) tissue that ... commercialize its ThermoStem Program , which is an ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Simcere's Iremod Receives SFDA New Drug Approval 2BioRestorative Therapies Signs License Agreement With University of Utah to Obtain Adipose (Fat) Tissue for its ThermoStem Program to Treat Obesity and Metabolic Disorders 2
Cold light source triple outlet....
Cold light source triple outlet....
Cold light source single outlet....
Cold light source triple outlet....
Medicine Products: