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FAQ #4: Who is qualified to save a life?

 

There are times when people are afraid and worried about performing CPR for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims because they are not medically trained to do so. Every minute that the victim does not receive help, their mortality will increase by 10%. So, step up and DARE to save a heart. Don’t worry, when you call 995, the 995 specialist is always on the phone to guide you. Anybody can save a life!

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For more information as well as new e-learning resources about CPR and AED, download our free DARE- LEARN app now. #daretosaveaheart

FAQ #3: How Do You Use An AED?

 

In this week of our mini ten-part short FAQ series, Dr Jade will share with us the steps on how to use an AED.

It is natural to feel reluctant or afraid to use new devices especially when we are not familiar with it or the fear they may accidentally cause harm. But if we learn how to use an AED, it can help to save a life.

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FAQ #2: How do you do CPR?

 

In this second post of our ten-part short FAQ series, Dr Jade will share will you some tips to do effective CPR for adult victims of cardiac arrest.

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For more information on CPR and the use of AED, download our free DARE- LEARN app now.

10 FAQs about CPR and the use of AED.

 

In this 10-part short FAQ series with our Programme Director, Dr Jade Kua, we will be exploring 10 frequently asked questions on CPR and the use of the AED.

This week, she will be sharing with us on how should we respond when we see someone collapse if we are not trained?

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How To Save A Child Using CPR & An AED

Do you know the difference between performing CPR on an adult and a child? Would you know what to do?

In our previous video, we shared with you on how to respond to a cardiac arrest in adults. Here’s Dr Jade Kua, our DARE programme director, sharing with you some quick and simple steps to remember when you witness a child who suffers from cardiac arrest and collapse.

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How To Respond To Cardiac Arrest In Adults

If you witness someone who had a cardiac arrest and collapse, would you know what to do?

Here is our DARE programme director Dr Jade Kua sharing with you on some quick and easy steps to remember so that You can DARE to save a life.

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Teach public to use AED

In response to a Zaobao reader’s query on teaching the public on how to use an AED, we shared that our staff have been providing free training for the public. Schools have also started training students, so that young children can step forward to help in a medical emergency when they witness one, such as a cardiac arrest incident.

[Source: Zaobao]

Get An A* STAR For The Future Of Everyone!

The Future Of Everyone

#OneNorthFestival2019

I was thrilled to discover that the theme for One-North Festival 2019 (13-14 September), was The Future Of Everyone. Organised by A*STAR, the One-North Festival is an annual celebration of research, innovation, creativity and enterprise. This year, my DARE team had a coveted booth in this prestigious festival to teach CPR & AED skills. In addition, I was invited to speak about my experience in tech & healthcare. [Read on…]

Resuscitation For Children With Cardiac Arrest

Educating The Community About Resuscitation

Last Friday I leapt out of bed before daybreak, in anticipation of my presentation at the CEO-CMB Forum. I had 15 minutes to discuss resuscitation for children with cardiac arrest. Why is this ground-breaking? For the past five years, my team has been industriously promoting DARE, a community education programme. However that focuses on resuscitation for adult victims of cardiac arrest. We even launched an app to teach this because At The Heart of The Matter, whatever reaches the largest audience works. [Read on…]

Speaking At A Chinese Conference About Cardiac Arrest

Telephone-Assisted CPR

One the coolest things to share with my Chinese audience is our successful dispatcher-assisted CPR story. Essentially, our cardiac arrest survival rates doubled when the emergency dispatchers stayed on the line to coach CPR while the ambulance was on its way.

AEDs Everywhere

At the same time, I was proud to recount to these Chinese professors tales of how we populated the country with AEDs. Other than having them in schools, we also have them in government flats and public spaces.

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