SCA: The First Line of Defense

SCA, known also as sudden cardiac arrest, or a heart attack, is an all-too-common affliction. While medical professionals have advanced equipment, such as defibrillators, to treat victims of these events, they are often not on the scene until minutes after these events begin. If you are present at the scene of an SCA, there are ways that you can help the victim prior to the professionals arriving. Learn everything you need to know about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from Discovery Fit & Health.

Source: http://health.howstuffworks.com/medicine/first-aid/cpr5.htm

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