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AHA Updated CPR Guidelines During the COVID-19 Pandemic

AHA Updated CPR Guidelines for COVID-19 Patients The American Heart Association has issued an interim updated CPR guidelines for healthcare workers and bystanders to take precautions while taking care of patients with known or suspected coronavirus (COVID-19) infection to help reduce the risk for transmission of SARS- CoV-2 that causes Corona disease. Rescuers should consider Put on personal protective equipment before entering the patient's room to protect against both airborne and replacing manual chest compressions with mechanical CPR for patients who meet the manufacturer's height and droplet particles. weight criteria. Limit clinicians in the room to Personnel on the scene should only those essential for be limited only to those essential for patient care. patient care. Healthcare workers also Healthcare workers should protect should consider using video themselves and their colleagues laryngoscopy to reduce from unnecessary exposure to exposure to aerosolized confirmed or suspected COVID-19 particles during intubation. infections w- GPR Select CPR Select is the leading online CPR and First Aid certification and re-certification provider in the United States and Internationally. All courses provided by CPR Select are based on 2010 American Heart Association guidelines and follows recommended guidelines from the following organizations: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, OSHA, U.S. Dept of Contact: Health Services. American Dental Association, U.S. Dept of Education and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Mailing Address CPR Select standards. The CPR Select courses teach P.O. BOX 1163 participants the knowledge they will need to recognize an emergency situation and the skills needed to respond with confidence. Woodbridge, NJ 07095

AHA Updated CPR Guidelines During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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American Heart Association (AHA) has updated its CPR guidelines during the COVID-19 Pandemic so that healthcare workers can treat patients without getting infected. Read more at



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