Category Archives: AHA Guidelines

What is Hyperventilation?

As I dig deeper and deeper into the studies used to support the new AHA Guidelines, I keep facing the same issue over and over. The cited researchers and AHA advisory board do not seem to know what hyperventilation is. I … Continue reading

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The Last Breath you Take will be the Last Breath you Get

The American Heart Association just announced the new 2005 Guidelines for performing CPR. They now call for compression to ventilation ratio of 30:2, at a rate of 100 compressions per minute. Another new change is to deliver only a single … Continue reading

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