Podcast: Health at Home During The Coronavirus Pandemic; Hands-Only CPR
April 23, 2020
Dr. Andersen gives startling statistics and shares critical information about "Hands-Only CPR", a PGA of America initiative. Hands-only CPR can triple the chance of survival. Golf courses are the 5th most common place for sudden cardiac arrest... and with COVID-19's stay-at-home orders, now more heart attacks will happen at home. Don't wait to get to the hospital; learn how to perform life-saving procedures without mouth-to-mouth contact.
Visit HandsOnlyPGA.org for a training video, and golf course specific heart-safe protocols, procedures and posters.
Guest: Dr. Holly S. Andersen, Attending Cardiologist and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is also the Director of Education and Outreach for The Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute.