CPR is an emergency lifesaving procedure performed when the heart stops beating. Immediate CPR can double or triple chances of survival after cardiac arrest.
The AHA is a worldwide leader in first aid, CPR, and AED training – educating more than 22 million people globally in CPR each year.
A strong Chain of Survival can improve chances of survival and recovery for victims of cardiac arrest. There are 6 links in the adult out-of-hospital Chain of Survival.