Month: October, 2015
The new 2015 CPR guidelines have been released.
“The new rate of chest compressions is 100 to 120 compressions, or pushes, per minute, compared to “at least 100” in previous guidelines, according to the American Heart Association.
For adolescents and adults, a rescuer should push down at least 2 inches, but no more than 2.4 inches on the chest, compared to at least 2 inches in previous guidelines.”
Check out the full release here: http://blog.heart.org/%EF%BB%BFnew-resuscitation-guidelines-update-cpr-chest-pushes/