How Does CPR Actually Work?

How Does CPR Actually Work?

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A lifeguard pulls a drowning child from the ocean. An old man collapses in the street. A woman faints, not breathing. These are all situations that might call for CPR. CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and the American Heart Association (AHA) describes CPR as “an emergency lifesaving procedure performed when the heart stops beating,” which …

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Breathing Basics

Breathing Basics

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Female voiceover: The first step to understanding the disease that we call asthma, is to understand how air enters and leaves the lungs in both healthy individuals and individuals who are suffering from asthma. So, let’s just review that. So, you might already know that air enters the lungs via the mouth and nose. That’s …

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