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When Sr. Pastor Hess Hester asked me to contribute a blog this week for CPR, I first thought about a devotional type of writing, but then it dawned on me the topic of Sr. 578 more words


Signs of a Stroke

This  next post is a little different from my usual ones however, I think it is imperative to share.

I am sure we all  know someone that has had a stroke and depending on the severity of it is either going through therapy/rehab or has had therapy/rehab in the past.   135 more words


Bystanders' quick work helps save heart attack victim's life

Ottawa paramedics are praising the quick actions of two bystanders who helped save the life of a heart attack victim Wednesday.

Paramedics said two customers started performing CPR on a 59-year-old man who collapsed in a store on Clarence Street just before 2:30 p.m. 102 more words

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Capnography in Emergency Medicine

Capnographs measure the concentration of carbon dioxide at the end of each exhaled breath – defined as end-tidal CO2. Read about capnography in emergency medicine… 21 more words


Good Samaritan

Can doing good be punishable?

I recently participated in a first aid refresher course in Singapore, obliged by my Dive master training but also as I found it meaningful to actually refresh those skills that might come in handy one day. 454 more words



It’s a question that seems harder and harder to answer these days. It’s the question, why do people do what they do? Bringing it closer to home, why do you do what you do? 210 more words


An Emotional Episode Reminds Me of Why Everyone Should Learn CPR

On Saturday Kara, the kids and I were driving through eastern Connecticut when we came across two women at the side of Route 138 in Voluntown, one on the ground, the other holding her, in obvious need of help. 382 more words

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