A Call for Action

4.4 / 5 ( 68 votes ) Essay by: ISP111    The first two questions ask for my opinion and I do believe that AED availability and extending CPR education to non-healthcare providers are equally [...]

Everyday Heroes

2 / 5 ( 20 votes ) Essay by: ISP110    Calling 911 is sometimes just not enough. I believe that every professional out there is responsible for knowing something as basic yet important as CPR. A [...]

Public Access and Usage of AEDs

2.6 / 5 ( 21 votes ) Essay by: ISP108    As I approached the metro station, I noticed an old gentleman engaged in a heated discussion with a couple of teenagers. Just as I was about to pass this [...]

Say “Yes” to CPR!

3.3 / 5 ( 34 votes ) Essay by: ISP107    We are a community in every sense of the word – as a group of friends, as a family, as students in a nursing program, even strangers on the street – [...]

CPR Saves Lives

3.7 / 5 ( 40 votes ) Essay by: ISP103    Imagine walking in the dark, cold winter breeze. There are few people around the shopping center where you are walking. As you are walking, [...]

Everyone Should Know CPR

3.4 / 5 ( 37 votes ) Essay by: ISP102    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, also known as CPR, is an emergency procedure that combines rescue breathing and chest compressions in an [...]

CPR in the Non-Healthcare Setting

2.4 / 5 ( 19 votes ) Essay by: ISP101    A heart attack can happen at any moment, at any time. What are the chances of heart attacks actually occurring in a healthcare setting? The [...]

Prioritization of Resources

2.4 / 5 ( 18 votes ) Essay by: ISP100    CPR certification should not be required for all employers, health care provider and non-healthcare providers to require CPR certification upon hire. [...]

Could You Save A Life?

4.2 / 5 ( 94 votes ) Essay by: ISP098    Would you know what to do if someone collapsed in front of you due to sudden cardiac arrest? What if that person was a loved one? According to the [...]

CPR A Call To Action

2.7 / 5 ( 26 votes ) Essay by: ISP097    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an emergency procedure used to restore breathing and blood flow through the body until emergency [...]

HELP! You, get an AED!

3.9 / 5 ( 102 votes ) Essay by: ISP093    The availability of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in public areas is essential to increasing the likelihood of survival after [...]

CPR for All

4.4 / 5 ( 144 votes ) Essay by: ISP092    What do you do when you see someone collapse, unresponsive and not breathing? This may be an easy answer for a healthcare professional trained with [...]

The Priority of AED Availability

2.3 / 5 ( 19 votes ) Essay by: ISP091    Where will the nearest AED be when you need it most? Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) must be installed in populous public places. [...]

A Baby’s Life

4.8 / 5 ( 345 votes ) Essay by: ISP090    The importance of learning cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is not recognized by many, especially those that are not in healthcare [...]

Use it or Lose it

3.2 / 5 ( 29 votes ) Essay by: ISP089    It is very important for non-healthcare professionals to know CPR. Many people come into their workplace with their own health problems, [...]

The More Knowledge, The Better

2.4 / 5 ( 22 votes ) Essay by: ISP087    Imagine the love of your life lying on the floor, breathless, restless, with no pulse present. The anxiety and fear one will feel is beyond [...]

CPR: Skill and Clear Thinking

4.5 / 5 ( 193 votes ) Essay by: ISP085    I do think it is important for non-healthcare professionals—as well as every human being—to know CPR. It does not necessarily take a doctor or nurse to [...]

Anyone Can Be a Hero

3.3 / 5 ( 31 votes ) Essay by: ISP083    Heart Disease, the number one cause of death or also known as the silent killer. According to the Center of Disease Control about 600,000 [...]

Give the Chance to Live

2.9 / 5 ( 22 votes ) Essay by: ISP082    In the worlds of numerous computers, phones and other gadgets it seems like people live in virtual world and often do not care about each [...]

Importance of AEDs

2.6 / 5 ( 22 votes ) Essay by: ISP080    No matter a person’s age or background, everyday individuals can experience a life threatening event such as cardiac arrest. The importance [...]

CPR Saves

4.5 / 5 ( 179 votes ) Essay by: ISP079    Unfortunately, 88% of cardiac arrests occur at home, and “Survival from cardiac arrest depends on early recognition of the event and immediate activation [...]

Who will save your life?

1.6 / 5 ( 14 votes ) Essay by: ISP077    What would you do if someone was experiencing a life threatening emergency, and you were the only one to witness their crisis? What if it [...]

AED Use in Public Places

4.2 / 5 ( 93 votes ) Essay by: ISP076    An Automated External Defibrillator, abbreviated AED, is defined as a “Device used by basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) providers to treat fast, [...]

Empowering Employees to Save Lives

4.1 / 5 ( 80 votes ) Essay by: ISP073    Your coworker has just collapsed, clutching his chest, and is now unresponsive. What do you do? If you are like most Americans, you do not have an answer [...]

It Takes ONE to Save a Life

2.2 / 5 ( 18 votes ) Essay by: ISP072    It was once said if a person is not breathing – breathe for them. If they do not have a pulse, give them one. Imagine witnessing an elderly man who is [...]

CPR Parallels Health and Safety

2.2 / 5 ( 21 votes ) Essay by: ISP071    Life is similar to a revolving door where people come and go. I think that if in the spur of the moment situation, one would act in the case of a [...]

Could You Have At Least Tried???

4.4 / 5 ( 82 votes ) Essay by: ISP070    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, aka CPR, is a life-saving technique used during a cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest is basically when the heart stops working. [...]

Easy as AED

3.9 / 5 ( 42 votes ) Essay by: ISP069    Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) can save lives and they are simple! Implementing mandated placement of at least one AED in public places can make [...]

Profanity Has No Place With CPR

2.4 / 5 ( 19 votes ) Essay by: ISP067    Words are amazing, they have the power to incite strong emotion, and the power to quell a rebellious heart. Words can be enhanced to create [...]

A Heightened Chance of Survival

3.3 / 5 ( 24 votes ) Essay by: ISP066    It was late in the afternoon when the frightening incident happened. Casually talking a walk at the park with my family, an elderly woman suddenly fell to [...]

Frontline Staff

2.4 / 5 ( 20 votes ) Essay by: ISP065    Frontline staff includes all employees who encounter the patient before their main visit or consult. So the question is, should these [...]