[Noisebridge-discuss] Extremely sketchy event w/ bikes just now

Nameless name1355 at tormail.org
Sun Apr 14 02:51:10 UTC 2013


Good links Ken. Everyone should know how to do CPR.  Here is another
video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lirndi4BCnQ

> The most recent thing I've read about CPR says that hands-only chest
> pumping is the only effective part of CPR; i.e., mouth-to-mouth
> resuscitation does very little.
>
> Found an article:
> http://www.nbcnews.com/id/23884566/ns/health-heart_health/t/no-mouth-to-mouth-required-new-cpr-rules/
>
> Here is the American Heart Association page:
> http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/CPRAndECC/HandsOnlyCPR/Hands-Only-CPR_UCM_440559_SubHomePage.jsp
>
> The right tempo for chest compression is "Stayin' Alive" by the Bee Gees
> (104 bpm).
>
> -Ken
>
>
> On Sat, Apr 13, 2013 at 7:07 PM, Gopiballava Flaherty
> <gopiballava at gmail.com
>> wrote:
>
>>
>> On Apr 13, 2013, at 11:54, Drew McDermott <drewmcdermott2002 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> CPR breaks your ribs, has a very low success rate, and even when
>> successful, your quality
>> of life post-successful-CPR is horrible.
>>
>> <snip>
>>
>> Here's more info:
>>
>>
>> The survey presented is specifically:
>> "Preferences of physician-participants for treatment given a scenario of
>> irreversible brain injury without terminal illness"
>>
>> That survey result isn't a surprise and is fairly reasonable.
>>
>> Aren't the outcomes for younger people without significant prior medical
>> problems a lot better than average?
>>
>> It is my understanding that quality of life post-CPR is related to
>> pre-CPR
>> quality of life. In other words, if you were otherwise healthy pre-CPR
>> then
>> your odds are pretty decent, but if you were in poor health beforehand
>> then
>> you're probably going to be in bad or worse shape.
>>
>> http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/10/more-on-cpr-for-the-elderly/
>>
>>
>>
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