Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests are sudden and often without any prior symptoms. Therefore, it is paramount that the bystanders know when and how to deliver effective CPR to save lives before it's too late.
This Restart a Heart Day, learn and share these simple steps that can save a life:
- Check - Check for a response, a pulse, and breathing.
- Call – Call the emergency services or ask someone nearby to do so
- Compress – Start compressions at least 2 inches deep at the rate of 100 compressions per minute. Repeat until help arrives or the person starts to breathe.
Share, learn and teach
This World Restart a Heart Day, lets commit to sharing resources - spread awareness on your social media handles using #WorldRestartAHeartDay and share valuable resources and information about this day , commit to learning to perform a successful CPR and teach people around us the importance of being a bystander that knows how to make a difference.