American Heart Association 2010 New Guidelines and Reminders

These are the 2010 American Heart Association New Guidelines It used to be called your ABC’s: airway, breathing and chest compressions. Now it’s called C A B’s, Compressions come first and then you focus on Airway and Breathing. The only exception to the rule will be newborn babies, but everyone else whether it’s infant CPR, … Read more

Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attack

Trainers Over Texas teaches CPR, AED use and Emergency Preparedness. In the real world, life-threatening situations are often less dramatic and fall short of critical care action. Recognizing the early warning signs and symptoms of a heart attack is one of these situation, but is as vital as administering CPR. Heart Attack Warning Signs Some … Read more

Stroke Lore Email

There are persistent partial-truths that are emailed around the world for years. Signs and symptoms of a stroke are one. Medical experts caution that the standard FAST test is the best. Emails tout STR and the “new fourth test”. STR stands for “Smile / Talk / Raise both Arms,” and the “new fourth test” is … Read more

Signs of a Stroke

Do you know the signs of a stroke? Early detection and treatment of strokes SAVES LIVES. But it is important to KNOW THE SIGNS! The Rule of strokes is FAST 911:   FACE: Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop? ARMS: Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one … Read more

What is an AED?

AED is an acronym that stands for Automated External Defibrillator. It is an electronic device that saves lives – when used correctly. Many large businesses and workplaces have AEDs on-premises as a part of their Emergency Preparedness Plan. In an emergency, an AED is attached to the heart attack victim through easy to attach wire … Read more

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