Our DARE Children Storybook is now available at the Central Public Library!

Starting today, our DARE children’s book, How We Save A Heart, which the DARE team uses to educate the preschoolers on how to do CPR, can now be found at the Children’s Section of the Central Public Library! Check them out today!

To learn more information about CPR and AED, download our free DARE- LEARN CPR app now! #daretosaveaheart

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Seven Good Samaritans were awarded the Community Lifesaver Award!

On 30th May 2021, when Mr Loy Kwong Choy was jogging, he witnessed a jogger who had suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed. Nearby, Lifeguards, Mr Mohammad Azhar Abdullah Sani, Mr Mohamad Noriman Bahtiar, and Mr Del Moro Dennis Ranido had heard shouts of help. Together with Mr Loy, they performed CPR and the use of AED on the man. Thanks to their efforts, the jogger was revived before the ambulance arrived!

In a second incident, Mr Andrew Chua, a SMRT station manager, saw a man who had a cardiac arrest and collapsed. He quickly rushes to the aid of the man. Mr Sheh Yusof Bin Mohamed Shaus who was nearby received a notification via the SCDF myResponder app of the incident. Together, they performed CPR and the use of AED on the unconscious man, and he regained consciousness before the ambulance arrived!

In the third incident, Mr Muhammad Nasiruddin Md Khalid noticed smoke coming out from the unit above him. Using the wet cloth to cover his mouth, he went into the unit and rescued the unconscious man out of his house with the help of his father-in-law!

Thank you to these seven good Samaritans who had stepped up to help save a life!

To learn more information about CPR and AED, download our free DARE- LEARN CPR app now! #daretosaveaheart

Source: The Straits Times

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Off-duty Firefighters saved Man by performing CPR and use of AED!

During the Fourth of July Parade, a group of off-duty firefighters who were marching in the parade, saw a driver slumped over the wheel. They immediately stepped forward and safely stopped the truck, and perform CPR and use the AED on the man to revive him.
Thank you stepping up to help safe a heart!
To learn more information about CPR and AED, download our free DARE- LEARN CPR app now! #daretosaveaheart
Source: CBS Boston

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Can you perform CPR on a pregnant women?

Here is our Programme Director, Dr Jade Kua, sharing with you on 3 steps that you can do to help save a life!

To learn more information about CPR and AED, download our free DARE- LEARN CPR app now! #daretosaveaheart

Source: askdrhq

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Lynn’s life was saved by CPR thanks to the efforts of her husband and neighbour!

When Lynn and Kent Wiles spent the morning running errands together, Kent found his wife lying on the dining room floor. Realising that she was not moving, he quickly called the ambulance for help. He placed the phone on speaker mode and followed the instructions of the medical dispatcher who was on the line guiding him on how to perform CPR.

Meanwhile, his neighbour, a physician’s assistant who heard the sirens from the distance, immediately ran to his aid and took over Kent, and performed CPR until the paramedics arrived.

Thanks to their efforts, Lynn Wiles survived!

Remember if you witness someone who had collapsed, always remember to call 995 and stay on the line with the medical dispatcher who will be there to guide you until the ambulance arrives!

To learn more information about CPR and AED, download our free DARE- LEARN CPR app now! #daretosaveaheart

Source: American Heart Association

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In light of the COVID-19 situation, can I perform CPR and use an AED on a cardiac arrest victim?

YES, YOU CAN! As advised by The Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council (SRFAC), you can step up and help to save a heart by performing CPR and use an AED to improve the overall chances of survival of the casualty.

If you witness someone who had collapsed, always remember to call 995 and stay on the line with the medical dispatcher who will be there to assist and guide you until the ambulance arrives.

To find out more on the advisory for bystanders given this COVID-19 situation, you can click on the link to find out more!

To learn more information about CPR and AED, download our free DARE- LEARN CPR app now! #daretosaveaheart

Source: Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council (SRFAC)

 

Denmark’s Christian Eriksen was saved by CPR!

During the Euro 2020 opening match between Denmark and Finland, Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed. Upon witnessing his collapse, the medic staff quickly performed CPR and use a defibrillator to resuscitate him.

Thanks to their efforts, Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen survived and is in stable condition.

To learn more information about CPR and AED, come and join us in our DARE virtual classes! Classes schedule and timings can be found in our free DARE- LEARN CPR app! Download our DARE app now! #daretosaveaheart

Source: CNN

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Bystander CPR and the use of AED helped to save his life!

As Mr Gardner Yost, M.D., a resident physician, had just ended work, he witnessed an accident and pulled over his car to find the driver unconscious. Immediately, he opened the driver’s side door and checked his pulse. After realising a faint pulse, he pulled him out of the vehicle and performed CPR while instructing another bystander to call the ambulance. Soon after, first responders from the Ann Arbor Fire and Police departments arrived on the scene. They brought along an AED and used it, after the shock was delivered, they continued CPR until the ambulance arrived. Thanks to their efforts, Mr Wafi Thabateh survived!

To learn more information about CPR and AED, come and join us in our DARE virtual classes! Classes schedule and timings can be found in our free DARE- LEARN CPR app! Download our DARE app now! #daretosaveaheart

Source: Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan

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11-year-old boy awarded SCDF Community Lifesaver award for helping an elderly man in distress.

Upon reaching the bus stop, 11-year-old Shreeram Subramanyam saw a man who was on the ground and in distress. He immediately checked for pulse and found that the man was gasping for air. Immediately, he alerted some passerby for help. Two men stepped forward and did CPR on the elderly man while Shreeram ran to a Neighbourhood Police Post nearby for help. When he returned to the bus stop, he was relieved to find an ambulance assisting the elderly man. With this, he was awarded the SCDF Community Lifesaver Award!

Good Job Shreeram and the two kind Samaritans who stepped up to help save a heart!

To learn more information about CPR and AED, come and join us in our DARE virtual classes! Classes schedule and timings can be found in our free DARE- LEARN CPR app! Download our DARE app now!

Source: The New Paper

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Ever wondered how to perform CPR or use an AED?

Look no further! Did you know that our Programme Director, Dr Jade Kua, has a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) where she shares and give advice on CPR and the use of the AED.

The full series can be found either on IGTV (@drjadekua) or her YouTube channel.

If you missed the series, not to worry!

Click on this link to find the full series!

Source: The Straits Times

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