CPR Seattle Blog
COVID-19 Policies at CPR Seattle
CPR Seattle is temporarily suspending operations due to the recent order by the Governor. We will be closing for two weeks until April 9th. All classes previously scheduled during this period are unfortunately cancelled. ...
March 11, 2020
How long is an AED warranty? How long are AED pads and batteries good for?
In addition to providing CPR training, CPR Seattle is a distributor of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). While CPR keeps the brain oxygenated in the event of sudden cardiac arrest, only an AED can restart...
January 29, 2020
"Do Not Resuscitate" orders and bystander CPR: Can you get in trouble?
In this post we discuss the ramifications of a bystander performing CPR on a victim who may have a DNR order.
December 17, 2019
Does CPR Work? Answering Google Autocomplete's top CPR questions
'Does CPR work?" is the top CPR inquiry on Google. We look at answering the top 5.
August 7, 2019
Slow down, you’re going too fast: SVT and The Modified Valsalva Maneuver
How to use vagal maneuvers to terminate supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). The origins, methods, and procedures of vagal maneuvers are described in this article.
July 29, 2019
Which animals in Washington State typically carry rabies?
While rabies is a worldwide disease, there are animals in Washington state that are more likely to carry the disease than others. In this article, we explore the causes, transmission, and treatment of rabies.
July 22, 2019
How an AED Works
How an AED can help with treating sudden cardiac arrest. An explanation of how the AED works and how it affects the heart during use.
July 15, 2019
What Foods are Toxic to Dogs?
Many common foods that are fine for humans can be toxic or deadly to dogs and other pets. We list 11 of them here.
July 11, 2019
Sudden Cardiac Arrest: By the Numbers
June 24, 2019
AEDs and IP ratings: What are they and what do they mean?
AEDs, our automated external defibrillators, have what is known as an IP rating. This articles explains what the various ratings are and how to use them to choose an AED.
June 12, 2019