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Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation, commonly referred to as CPR, is an emergency life-saving procedure administered, often times by first-responders or a bystander, to a person experiencing loss of consciousness and heart failure. It is also used when a casualty has choked on food, been electrocuted, [...]

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When a person has a cardiac event, time is of the essence. While it's always important to call 911 and possibly administer CPR, circumstances may create the need for defibrillation, which is an attempt to shock a person's heart into a normal rhythm. While first responders can do this, many [...]