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CPR Awareness Month: Mayo Expert Discusses New Developments for Public, Pros

ROCHESTER, Minn. — June 7, 2012.  Just the idea of performing CPR can intimidate the average person, whether it's the thought of what's at stake or simply trying to remember all of the steps. A move to simplify cardiopulmonary resuscitation practices for the public is one of many advances important [...]

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CPR and Defibrillators: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Roger White has some advice regarding CPR and automated external defibrillators. To listen, click the link below. CPR and Defibrillators

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Untrained CPR: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Roger White provides an overview of CPR, because you never know when you might need to use it, even if you've never been trained. To listen, click the link below. Untrained CPR

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CPR Advances

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Roger White discusses advances in CPR. To listen, click the link below. CPR Advances

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Continuous Chest Compressions

If you knew someone was having a heart attack, would you know what to do?  Doctors at Mayo Clinic are advocating a new style of CPR that's easier to learn and easier to use.    

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SAVING LIVES WITH GUS: Do you know how to perform CPR?

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This video series is designed to educate, entertain and deliver life-saving tips with high-tech mannequins. Click here [...]

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Surviving a Heart Attack and 96 Minutes of CPR (pkg)

It was two years ago when 54-year-old Howard Snitzer crumpled to the ground, suffering a massive heart attack, and more than 20 first responders came to his aid. Today he's enoying the slopes and a second chance at life. Some say it was divine intervention and others say it was everyone [...]

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96 Minutes Of CPR Saves A Life (pkg)

After a workout, Howard Snitzer stopped to pick up groceries for dinner and instead fell to the sidewalk with a massive heart attack. The volunteer response in Goodhue, Minnesota and the surrounding community was remarkable. More than 20 people took turns every 2 minutes to give Howard CPR for over [...]

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Do You Know The Latest Lifesaving CPR Steps?

Mayo Clinic Expert Discusses What's New For CPR Awareness Month ROCHESTER, Minn. - June 8, 2012.  Just the idea of performing CPR can intimidate the average person, whether it’s the thought of saving a life or or just trying to remember all of the steps.  Well, maybe it's not that difficult.  A [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer