In every public place and public function people should know compression only CPR
If a sole lay rescuer is present or multiple lay rescuers are reluctant to perform mouth-to-mouth breathing, Heart are Foundation of India encourage the performance of CPR -10 using excellent chest compressions alone.
Lay rescuers should not interrupt excellent chest compressions to palpate for pulses or check for the return of spontaneous circulation, and should continue CPR-10 until an electric shock machine is ready to defibrillate, medical help arrives or the patient wakes up.
Addressing the gathering of 274 police men at the IMA today Padma Shri Awardee Dr K K Aggarwal - President of Heart Care Foundation of India and Honorary Secretary General of IMA said that, untrained youngsters should perform compression-only CPR. From 11 years of age, they can effectively perform dispatcher-directed CPR by compressing the chest at an appropriate rate and depth. However, the technique benefits from formal training.
Chief Guest of the function Gajender Solanki Noted Kavi said that " in every public function there should be people who know compression only CPR.
Heart Care Foundation of India, Indian Medical Association Delhi Red Cross Society and Delhi police jointly are training all PCR van staff in this life saving technique.
Police were told to remember two number. Firstly 100: in emergency call 100 and start compressing the chest with a speed of 100 per minute AND the number 10, within ten minutes of death and for the next ten minutes compress the chest of the individual. CPR 10 is not given if a person is breathing.
Dr V K Monga former chairman health committee MCD also spoke on the occasion.'