Aspects of modern volunteer training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Authors

  • D.A. Krishtafor Dnipro State Medical University, Dnipro, Ukraine
  • D.M. Stanin Dnipro State Medical University, Dnipro, Ukraine

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22141/2224-0586.17.3.2021.234803

Keywords:

cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, compression-only CPR, hands-only CPR

Abstract

Basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) measures can be performed by any trained person in an out-of-hospital setting. The 2020 American Heart Association recommendations simplify the algorithm for non-medical volunteers: to start CPR at the scene, it’s enough to register agonal breathing, and CPR itself can be performed in compression-only mode. These features should be taken into account when teaching volunteers the basics of CPR.

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Published

2021-07-06

Issue

Section

Practicing Physician