Modification to Public Hands-Only CPR during the COVID-19 pandemic

” .. Note: These recommendations are intended for public/bystanders. If you are a healthcare professional, please refer to the fundamental CPR knowledge you learned from your certification course with the additional directions from your institutions during COVID-19.

The recommendations … are based on expert opinion. They will reduce the risk of the public responder getting the virus from the person when providing CPR and using an AED during cardiac arrest.