CPR is an emergency lifesaving procedure performed when the heart stops beating. Immediate CPR can double or triple chances of survival after cardiac arrest. The AHA is a worldwide leader in first aid, CPR, and AED training – educating more than 22 million people globally in CPR each year
How to Handle An Emergency Situation - Quick Tips
- Take charge.
- Call out for help.
- Assess hazards and make the area safe.
- Find out what happened.
- Identify yourself and offer to help.
- If head or spinal injuries are suspected, support the head and neck.
- Assess responsiveness.
- Send or go for medical help and an AED.