The Discovery and Evolution of CPR – Infographic

CPR, or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, is the medical term for reviving heart and lung function in emergencies – most people are familiar with this practice thanks to popular TV soaps! But life-saving and revival strategies have been around for the longest time (many centuries before the term CPR became a part of everyday lingo!)

Early methods like the Flagellation method (1500) or the Barrel method (1770) seemed to inflict even more pain to a helpless body! And, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, used even today, was first recommended in 1740. Read on to trace the complete history of CPR through the centuries.

The Evolution of CPR:

The Discovery and Evolution of CPR - Infographic

Infographic by – ACLS Certification Institute

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