Cardiac arrest

In the event of cardiac arrest, the heart cannot pump blood to the brain. After just a few minutes, the body's important organs suffer from a lack of oxygen. Sudden cardiac arrest can afflict anyone. By learning cardiopulmonary resuscitation, you can save lives.
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  • Call 112 and tell where you are and what has happened.
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation to create blood circulation on the afflicted person until care personnel arrive.
  • Use a defibrillator if you have access to such. The machine detects if the heart beats and gives an electric shock if needed. Find a defibrillator.
  • Do not leave the site until help has arrived. Follow the instructions of the police and the rescue service.