…..per minute, survival rates are seen to fall. Maintaining rhythm is essential, and one of the easiest ways to hit the compression rate target is to keep a normal count when delivering chest compressions. Practising is simple. Imagine giving chest compression counting as you do and see how many you achieve in one minute.
*Please note the current published CPR guidance below applicable during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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