HANDS ONLY CPR OR
CPR WITH RESCUE
17TH FEBRUARY 2018
Hands on CPR and Rescue Breathing
Hands-only CPR refers to the type of CPR that comprises of only
chest compressions as opposed to that which require mouth to
Statistics have shown that most of the overall cases requiring
CPR have happened out-of-hospital which means that the
people who executed the CPR were not doctors or trained
CPR cases have been mostly predominant to adults hence the
cases of CPR are relatively less in children (Spevak et al., 1994)
Most of the children left in daycare institutions are always
above the age of one hence they fall under the area of
Children CPR Mortality
While discussing the mortality rates of children in cases
requiring CPR about 92 percent die before they can
arrive the hospitals.
This is a relatively high percentage as compared to the
mortality rate of those children requiring CPR in hospitals
which is about 40 percent.
. Statistics have also proven that children who are
resuscitated using CPR are more likely to survive than
their adult counterparts (Kitamura et. Al, 2010).
CPR execution in children
There are clear diffe...
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