READ THE FOLLOWING GUIDE TO FAMILIARISE YOURSELF WITH CPR
If you come across someone who is unresponsive and they don’t seem to be breathing, being able to perform CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) before the emergency services arrive could save their life. According to a recent study commissioned by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), nearly a third of adults wouldn’t feel confident enough to perform CPR if they saw someone suffering a cardiac arrest.
Oct.16 marked World Restart a Heart Day, an event organised by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation with the aim of equipping as many people as possible with the skills for CPR.
Here’s everything you need to know about how to carry out CPR when needed: