CPR Just Do It

A Campaign for CPR By:Jacquez Johnson

What is CPR?

CPR or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a lifesaving technique used to keep oxygenated blood flowing around the body so organs stay alive, even when the heart has stopped.

Why CPR Is Important to learn

Over 320,000 people have cardiac arrest each year outside of hospitals.7 out of 10 cardiac arrests happen at home so knowing CPR can save lives.A persons survival rate goes down by 10% every minute they go with out CPR and CPR can double. Sometimes triple the chance of survival so hesitating can change the fate of someones life.CPR is lifesaving so knowing it can make you a hero since you saved someones life. Even if the person dies you still had the courage and determination to try to save them.You can learn CPR in school, and CPR classes near you.

Who does It happens to?

It is most common in older adults but it can happen to anyone.Many of the people who have Cardiac Arrest usually had no other symptoms of a heart defect or had no past heart problems

When is it Needed ?

Your should use it when someone heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating. You can tell if it happen if the victim loss his or her pulse and they are grasping for air.Also if they become unresponsive.When this happens, blood stops flowing to the brain and other vital organs so if you wait a long time permanent damage can occur. Things like

Steps for CPR

Step 1:Dial 911

If you can have someone call for you.

Get some to get an AED if possible.

Step 2: 30 Compression

Interlock fingers and lock elbows, push firmly around 2 inches deep.

Perform 30 compression at the rate of 3 compression per 2 seconds.

Step 3: Open Airway

Place your palm on their forehead and gently tilt their head back.With your other hand , gently lift their chin forward to open airway.

Step 4: Two Breaths

Keep their airways open, pinch their nose, and cover their mouth with yours

Give them 2 breaths

Step 5: Repeat Steps 2 and 3

Use AED if present.
Continue until help arrives

If some one else knows CPR rotate with them so you dont get tired and knocked out.

If no one is available take breaks so you dont get tired.

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Keep calm and do CPR

Remember when you see some one that needs CPR.Keep calm and do CPR. Do it as soon as possible because if you wait permanent damage and even death can happenI know that you are nervous when doing it because they might die and you will feel guilty. Just clear your mind and think you are a hero even if they died you attempted to save them.
Share this with everyone you know. It could save some ones life one day.Watch the Video below if shows the guidelines for performing CPR
2010 Guidelines for CPR

About Me

I am doing this because i knew a person who could of performed CPR but he was afraid and nervous. The person died and he felt very guilty for not even trying. He still gets haunted to this day last time I talked to him.So remember just share this and when you have to do CPR keep calm and just do it.