Health Tip: Simple CPR
(HealthDay News) -- Doing CPR on someone in cardiac arrest can double the chances of survival, the American Heart Association says.
The AARP recommends these steps for administering CPR:
Do not wait. A person's chances for survival fall up to 10 percent for every minute of delay.
Send someone to look for an Automated External Defibrillator.
Push up to two inches downward into the body.
Push faster. If compressions are faster, they are more likely to be more effective.
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