CPR on a Dummy

Plan for It: How to Perform CPR


If someone collapses in front of you, how would you respond? Being prepared allows you to take charge of the situation and potentially save a life. If you have not been professionally trained in CPR, or are a little rusty, hands-only CPR without rescue breaths is the way to go. Follow this guide to learn about hands-only CPR for teens and adults. Remember to always call 911 in a life-threatening emergency and follow the dispatcher's directions.

How to Perform Hands-Only CPR

Work on Your Rhythm

An animation showing the proper technique for hands-only CPR

Anytime you witness someone pass out or stop breathing, call 911. If you would like to learn how to perform CPR for infants, sign up for a class at our Family Birthing Center at The Woodlands Hospital. When time is ticking, know where to go; the trusted staff at St. Luke’s Health emergency rooms are here to help you heal.

Sources:
American Red Cross
American Heart Association | What is CPR?

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