Hands-only CPR is CPR without rescue breaths. “Hands-only CPR carried out by a bystander has been shown to be as effective as CPR.” -AHA
Whether you’re reviewing your existing AED program or you’re just starting to implement one, an important question to consider is who should be trained in CPR at a dentist’s office.
If you witness someone experiencing sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) you can and should use an AED if there’s one available. AEDs not only defibrillate but most models guide rescuers through CPR.