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Hands-only CPR, pushy dispatchers are lifesavers

...More bystanders are willing to attempt CPR if an emergency dispatcher gives them firm...Association has been promoting hands-only CPR for two years, though it's not clear...when bystanders did dispatcher-directed CPR, confirming earlier research that on-scene...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-07-28/hands-only-cpr-pushy-dispatc
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CPR classes provide life-saving training

...wasn't shy about asking questions about CPR. Mrs. Wright was among about 20 people who attended a free Family and Friends CPR training class Saturday sponsored by the...lot. I wanted to be informed of how to do CPR, because anything can happen at any time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/11/ric_527151.shtml
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Study: Toilet plunger-like device is better than CPR

...something like a toilet plunger is better than CPR at saving heart attack victims. While some...standard cardiopulmonary resuscitation. With CPR, a person's palms are pressed against...compared with 2 percent of those given CPR. The study also found that 6 percent of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/19/tec_268201.shtml
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The essentials: Performing CPR

E veryone knows about CPR, but few people know how to do it correctly...basic steps you should take while performing CPR. To work at a kids camp, as I do, counselors...five cycles (two minutes). REMEMBER: CPR is a good skill to know, especially since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/08/xtr_464846.shtml
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Test tells when CPR is futile

BOSTON (AP) - Analyzing the breath of victims of cardiac arrest may help paramedics decide when to stop CPR and consider them dead. A study in Thursday's issue of the New England Journal of Medicine found that the amount of carbon dioxide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/31/ent_212174.shtml
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Ga. mom gets life in daughter death

...him that she had killed her daughter. Authorities say the man returned to the apartment, found the girl and tried administering CPR to no avail.Authorities say the girl was pronounced dead at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-11/ga-mom-gets-life-daugh
Around the block

...of instruction materials and should be paid to Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia.Courses include First Aid/Child and Adult CPR on Oct. 4; Outdoor Skills 101 Nov. 8-9; and Basic Archery Instructor Oct. 4.For more information, call Rosanne Kelly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-18/around-block
Around the block

...of instruction materials and should be paid to Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia.Courses include First Aid/Child and Adult CPR on Oct. 4; Outdoor Skills 101 Nov. 8-9; and Basic Archery Instructor Oct. 4.For more information, call Rosanne Kelly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-09-24/around-block
19-month-old girl drowns in Ga. pool

...reports the girl, McKinley Faith Adkinson, died late Thursday afternoon.Coroner Joe Smith said an ambulance crew performed CPR all the way to Dodge County Hospital, but McKinley did not survive.Authorities said the girl's 10-year-old sibling also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-20/19-month-old-girl-drowns-ga-
Georgia boy found unconscious in pool

...Mount Zion Road.Clayton County police Officer Ashanti Marbury said the first officer to reach the scene assisted a man who was already performing CPR on the boy. She said emergency responders took the boy to a hospital in critical condition.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-25/ga-boy-found-unconscious-poo