When it comes to CPR, sometimes fear of the unknown can stand in our way and act as a barrier to initiating prompt bystander intervention. Below are two videos which aim to address these fears and show what CPR looks like in action, step by step.
This video illustrates how prompt CPR is vital to the overall chain of survival.
A depiction of CPR from a cardiac arrest survivor who was saved by bystander CPR and early use of an AED.
*Please note that this video contains rescue breaths. As per current Resuscitation Council UK guidelines, for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic compression-only CPR with a tea towel covering the patient’s face is advised to reduce the spread of COVID-19. To see the full RCUK guidelines, click here.