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Cardio First Angel UG . München
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Do I have to practice with the Cardio First Angel?

No, the use of the Cardio First Angel is intuitive and clear after a look at the pictograms printed on the device. A training by a third party like first-aid trainers or a doctor is not neccessary. Furthermore the shape of the Cardio First Angel helps finding the correct position on the patients chest. The rescusitation itself then is very intuitive. The Cardio First Angel indicates how hard you have to press and also the rhythm.

When do I use the Cardio First Angel

The Cardio First Angel comes to use whenever CPR / chest compression is required. This is always the case with a cardiac arrest.

How do I know when CPR is neccessary?

First of all, you should check on the patient if he is unconscious by shaking and loud talking. If this ist he case and you cannot see of feel breath you should immediately start CPR. The Cardio First Angel helps you!

Do I have to use a lot of strenght to perform CPR with the Cardio First Angel?

No, the Cardio First Angel works purely mechanical and indicates with a click sound when the right amount of pressure is applied, without making the chest compression more difficult. Chest compression with locked elbows does not require too much strengh. The Cardio First Angel can easily be used for CPR by every adult thanks to ist easy and comprehesive design. Even without taking first-aid courses.

Which frequency do I have to use for CPR?

The Cardio First Angel helps finding the correct rhythm for CPR by a double click sound. The first click sounds with gaining the correct amount of pressure, the second click sounds with decompression. The click sounds rhythm helps you finding the correct frequency of compression of 80-120 compressions per minute.

What does CPR do?

In case of cardiac arrest the circulation of blood stops. To supply the vital organs with suffiecient oxygen proper and effective CPR has to be performed. CPR should be performed immeditately, because a lack of oxygen over a longer period of time can cause permanent damage and eventually death.

What is more important, chest compression or ventilation?

Ideal is a combination of both. But according to the new guidelines the chest compression is the crucial part of CPR. If you feel familiar and safe with ventilation the optimum is 30 compressions followed by 2 times ventillation.
If you are not comfortable with ventillation apply chest compression only.
The most important thing is to help in general.

Is the Cardio First Angel suitable for children CPR?

No, the Cardio First Angel is set to the amount of pressure that is required to rescusitate an adult. Please do not use the Cardio First Angel for patients under 16 years.

Does the Cardio First Angel replace an AED?

No, the Cardio First Angel is the ideal addition to an AED and should be placed near an AED (e.g. in public locations etc.). An AED should always be used in combination with CPR, especially during the AEDs analysis.

Where should I keep my Cardio First Angel?

For private use you can store the Cardio First Angel with your first-aid kit, fire extinguisher etc. in your car or household. In commercial or office buildings as well as in public places or buildings it is recommended to have the Cardio First Angel in the first-aid cabinet or next to an AED, which is central and accessable for all employees.
Thanks to its compact size you can even carry the Cardio First Angel in your bag or backpack.