Posts By: Greg Brislin, MS, CES, CEM, CSCS

Stayin’ Alive with CPR

CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and it is an emergency technique used to help people whose hearts have stopped beating or have a blocked airway. When someone experiences cardiac arrest, or heart attack, blood stops flowing to the heart, causing a heart malfunction where it stops beating. Simply, an “electrical problem” has occurred to prevent…
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Warning signs of Cardiac Arrest

Every hour, almost 40 Americans suffer a cardiac arrest and fewer than one in 10 will survive. In 2018, there were more than 1,700 cardiac arrests in Jefferson County. Without critical medical care, that meant that less than 200 people in Jefferson County would have survived. What can the average person do to help increase…
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