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Dr. YVETTE McQueen
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Cpr Classes (Overview)

CPR classes are designed to teach people to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


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Do those child birth/lamaze classes work?

Do those child birth/lamaze classes work?

Labor : Part of our natural response to pain, is to tense up. Lamaze reaches you to relax during labor contractions. This way the contraction can have it maximum effect. Deep breathing also helps release endorphins, that help combat the stress hormones released, and helps combat the pain, a bit. Don't forget the option for epidural! ...Read more

Dr. YVETTE McQueen
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Cpr Classes (Overview)

CPR classes are designed to teach people to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


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Are there any free cpr classes for sitters?

Are there any free cpr classes for sitters?

American Red Cross: The american red cross maintains CPR classes for all ages. ...Read more

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Can children take yoga classes?

Can children take yoga classes?

Absolutely: Not only is it good for toning and strengthening, it is also a wonderful way to teach mindfullness. Focus is essential for the practice of yoga and is an added benefit to children who are bombarded by our fast paced, computer/gaming driven world. ...Read more

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Who invented cardiopulmonary resuscitation (cpr)? Firemen?

Who invented cardiopulmonary resuscitation (cpr)? Firemen?

WHO INVENTED CPR: No that is not the case CPR was first described by a french doctor in 1741, to give mouth to mouth resuscitation to dying victims.Since then we have come a long way and its evolution started in serious terms in earlu 1970s and it has had many changes over the years and many changes may take place in future.But it is not invented by firemen but by medical specialists. ...Read more

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Where can I attend cpr and first aid classes?

Where can I attend cpr and first aid classes?

Here's a good start:: Visit Red Cross page for your region and it will help you out: http://www.redcross.org/ma/boston ...Read more

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Where can ifind cpr class around durant ms?

Local Problem: Please direct this question to local health institutions. Those of us on this international application have no access to such information. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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Can parents attend sex ED classes?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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Can parents attend sex ED classes?

Here are some ...: Traditional and local social taboo has barred something to happen and someone to participate in certain aspects of life without justifiable reason for mental supremacy and discrimination. But, I do feel parents' attending sex Ed Class will help and improve its intended effectiveness. Nonetheless, ask and try so to testify how it may pan out at where you're. Best wish... ...Read more

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Are there free lamaze classes?

Are there free lamaze classes?

Yes: Many hospitals offer free childbirth classes for their patients. ...Read more

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Anyone know of any cpr classes for family?

American Red Cross: The american red cross maintains CPR classes for all ages. ...Read more

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How does cardiopulmonary resuscitation (cpr) work?

How does cardiopulmonary resuscitation (cpr) work?

CPR HOW IT WORKS: The main principal of CPR to to keep a persons vital organs to be oxygenated.This is not possible unless heart is pumping blood and lungs are able to get oxygen in the body.Hence the word cardio(heart)pulmonary(lung)resusccitation.So you pump the heart to push blood in vital organs and breathe through artificail means to oxygenate the blood. ...Read more

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Are there ante-natal classes for midwives?

Are there ante-natal classes for midwives?

Yes: This type of question would likely have better outcome for answer by doing research in your local community. Many hospitals sponsor ante-natal classes, check there first. ...Read more

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Are the school fire safety program drills traumatic to kids?

Are the school fire safety program drills traumatic to kids?

No: It actually helps them to know what to do so they do not panic if sa fire would occur. ...Read more

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Can cpr restart a stopped heart?

Can cpr restart a stopped heart?

Absolutely: CPR is pushing on the chest to "pump" for the heart when the heart stops. When done early and effectively, it can definitely restart the heart. I would encourage you to learn CPR and basic life support. ...Read more

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Are childbirth classes worth taking?

Are childbirth classes worth taking?

Yes in many cases: It is usually worthwhile to orient yourself to what will happen during your birth experience and have some coping mechanisms or plans on how to handle labor. This can ease anxiety and tension when it is time to deliver. ...Read more

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Are prenatal yoga dvds safe?

Are  prenatal yoga dvds safe?

Yes: Prenatal yoga is a great form of exercise while pregnant. The key differences from regular yoga are that you shouldn't be flat on your back, it is never done in really hot temps, and balance poses are done near a wall that you can catch yourself with if you lose your balance. If you have not done yoga before, it may help to take a couple classes before doing a dvd on your own. ...Read more

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How effective is cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for treating cardiac arrest?

How effective is cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for treating cardiac arrest?

CPR: less than 10% of people with cardiac arrest and CPR survive overall. After 10 min of CPR survival is miniscule. Early CPR and defibrillation within less than 4-5min give the best outcomes. Las Vegas casinos with abundant automated defibrillators, trained staff and people watching on monitors have the fastest response and best results. ...Read more

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How would learn to give cardiopulmonary resuscitation (cpr) first aid?

How would   learn to give cardiopulmonary resuscitation (cpr) first aid?

Red cross: I would suggest contacted the red cross to look into whatever courses they provide. Also, some hospitals and community groups also provide CPR instruction courses. ...Read more

Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (Definition)

Broadly speaking, cardioplumonary resuscitation (cpr), is the act of compressing the heart in an effort to create blood flow. This is typically performed as "external" or "closed chest" cpr, as taught by the america heart association. When performed with assisted ventilation, it is possible to deliver enough oxygen to the heart for it to regain its ability to ...Read more