Knowing the CPR maneuvers and use of the AED saves lives

CPR maneuvers

CPR maneuvers and the use of a defibrillator save lives


The Spanish Society of General and Family Physicians (SEMG) highlights that they occur around 30.000 sudden deaths a year outside hospitals. Of the total cases, 80% occur in the home of those who suffer from it.

But this situation can be reversed with the actions of the people who are present. if they know each other apply basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques on time, It can save the life of those suffering from sudden cardiac arrest.

The time that elapses from when we notify emergency health professionals until they arrive at the place where we are, is essential. The first few minutes after cardiac arrest occurs are critical, as each minute that passes decreases the chances of a person's survival. For this, it is necessary that the CPR techniques are done correctly. Defibrillators help restore normal heart rhythm, so in Neosalus We work to make the population aware of the importance of the use of defibrillators (AED) and to incorporate defibrillators (AED) in most public spaces.

Therefore, knowing the basic techniques of CPR is useful for everyone since a cardiorespiratory arrest can happen to anyone and at any time.

The application of RCP comprises Two steps: mouth-to-mouth respiration, which provides oxygen to the victim, and chest compressions, which maintain blood circulation. In this sense, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and defibrillators are vital to recover normal heart activity.

The problem is that these maneuvers are performed on only 1 in 5 people who suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, so training is important of the general population so that they know how to identify the symptoms and know what to do.

En Neosalus We are aware of the importance of first aid and that is why we are committed to training related to first aid and use of defibrillators. If you want more information, contact us here.