Why should you learn Chest-Compression-Only CPR?
Everyday nearly 1,000 people die from sudden cardiac arrest in the United States alone. By using the resources on this page, you can learn how to double a person’s chance of survival!
To Schedule a Training
Please email Katie Maass at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 520-626-4083
From Gordon A. Ewy, MD, and Karl B. Kern, MD, the University of Arizona research physicians who pioneered this life-saving technique
What does Primary Cardiac Arrest Look Like?
Learn the signs so you'll know when to respond.
Advances in Chest-Compression-Only CPR
Five years of data in Arizona show this method doubles a person's chance of survival.
Gasping is a Sign of Cardiac Arrest
Gasping is not breathing--learn the difference!
AED Information and Instructions
Understand how to spot and use an automated external defibrillator.
Visit AZShare.gov to see the number of "saves" in Arizona to date.
Learn about the "Be A Lifesaver Tucson" program
Learn about the national Heart Rescue Project
Download a 3 Steps Chest-Compression-Only CPR Poster
In the News:
- Statewide Study in Arizona Published in JAMA Show Chest-Compression-Only CPR Improves Survival
... in Arizona Published in JAMA Show Chest-Compression-Only CPR Improves Survival ... CPR was performed,” said Gordon A. Ewy, MD, senior author and UA Sarver Heart Center director. The UA ...
- UA Physician: Randomized Clinical Trials May Not be the Best Strategy for Improving Survival From Cardiac Arrest
... process also could be used to advance resuscitation research. That is the argument proposed in an editorial titled “Cardiac ... and cardiac output during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by increasing the degree of negative intrathoracic pressure. In both ...