Author: Georgiana Farrugia Bonnici

Human lives may be saved if they are given timely and effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), early defibrillation and post-resuscitation care after their heart stops beating or they stop breathing. This may be due to various circumstances such as heart attacks, choking or suffocation, sustained trauma from traffic accidents, near-drowning epi­sodes, toxin poisoning, drug overdose, smoke inhalation, shock, hypothermia, electrolyte imbalances or electrocution. Step 1: Get bystander help and call 112 for medical assistance First, always ensure to check the surrounding environment for hazards that could also put you in danger, such as moving traffic, fire or falling rocks. Next, check…

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