CPR should run at the same tempo as “Stayin’ Alive”

By | September 21, 2021

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The advice given in the episode “The Office” is accurate. You can save lives by performing CPR with the same beat as the Bee Gees hit.

More than 350,000 cardiac arrests According to the American Heart Association (AHA), it occurs outside the hospital each year. According to AHA, about 90% of people who experience cardiac arrest outside the hospital die.

One way to help prevent death from cardiac arrest is to perform CPR, which is an abbreviation for CPR. However, AHA Estimated 70% of Americans I don’t know how to perform CPR or I’m afraid to hurt someone suffering from cardiac arrest.

In an episode of the television show The Office, employees of a fictional Dunder Mifflin paper company are instructed to undergo CPR training while applying chest compressions with the same beats as Bee Gees’ classic disco song, Stayin Alive.. ”

While performing CPR, people need to apply chest compressions at the following rates: 100-120 beats per minute, According to the American Heart Association (AHA). According to AHA, one way to know the speed of 100 beats per minute is to remember the beats of “Stayin’Alive”.

“Press hard on the center of your chest to match the beat of the disco song” Stayin’Alive “. “ AHA states in FAQ about CPR implementation..

In the info video, AHA shows people practicing CPR to the beat of “Stay in’Alive.”

“Stay in’Alive” is not the only song that helps people remember how fast they perform chest compressions. New York-Presbyterian Hospital I created a Spotify playlist It is said that there are more than 50 songs at 100 to 120 beats per minute, which is ideal for CPR. Some songs on the playlist: Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On”, Gnarls Barkley’s “Crazy”, Hanson’s “MMMBop”.

“Choose one thing to remember in case you need to save your life.” Hospital says about playlists..

According to the American Red Cross, CPR should be given to people who suffer from cardiac arrest that is different from a heart attack.

“Remember that a heart attack occurs when blood flow to a part of the heart muscle is blocked and part of the heart muscle dies.” Red cross says.. “On the other hand, cardiac arrest occurs when the heart beats or is too effective to circulate blood to the brain or other important organs. People with cardiac arrest are unresponsive and unresponsive. I don’t breathe and I don’t have a heartbeat. “

NS Red Cross, AHA When New York-Presbyterian Hospital Provides instructions for performing hand-only CPR. AHA states that this is as effective as CPR with breathing in the first few minutes of cardiac arrest.

These groups say that anyone who witnesses cardiac arrest should do two things: call 911 and perform chest compressions.

“Kneeling at the victim. With a hand linked to a straight arm, push hard and fast [the] chest. 2 compressions per second at least 2 inches deep “ New York-Presbyterian Hospital says..