Saturday, January 26, 2019

Indian Hands-only CPR Records

 1. 2017 Edition: “First hands-only CPR training of all PCR staff

Dr KK Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India trained (one to one) all the operational PCR staff of Delhi police in hands only single rescuer CPR (CPR 10, First responder Bystander CPR). From July 7-August 10, 2015, 7204 policemen were trained. Indian Medical Association and Delhi Red Cross Society were also involved. Incidentally, this was the first police force to have 100% of their operational PCR staff trained in hands-only CPR.”

2. 2014 edition of the Limca Book of Records: “Most people trained on CPR

Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee Dr K K Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India, Sr Consultant Medicine & Cardiology, Dean Board of Medical Education, Moolchand Hospital, Delhi trained 10,392 people on hands-only Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) using the multiple rescuer mode as well as the single rescuer mode at nine different venues in Delhi as part of the 19th MTNL Perfect Health Mela held from Nov 1-16, 2012. The breakdown of the sessions was as follows:

1,050 children and teachers trained in one session in multiple rescuer hands only CPR using 200 human mannequins at Birla Vidya Niketan School on Nov 1, 2012:

201 nurses trained in one session in single rescuer hands-only CPR using 201 mannequins at Constitution Club of India, Rafi Marg on Nov 9, 2012;

96 physically and mentally challenged students trained in one session in single rescuer hand-only CPR at Constitution Club of India using 96 human mannequins on Nov 9, 2012;

1,430 school boys trained at MCCP School, Baprola, Tughlakabad on Dec 3, 2012;

2,402 school girls trained at SKVC1, Yamuna Nagar in single rescuer CPR on Dec 13, 2012;

2,217 members of the general public trained in single rescuer hands-only CPR at Constitution Club of India on Nov 8, 2012.

Dr Aggarwal continued his training sessions after the health mela and trained 10,200 more people, taking the total number of people trained in hands-only CPR in 43 days from Nov 1-Dec 13, 2012 to 20,592.” 

3. 2014 edition of the Limca Book of Records: “Most people trained on CPR in least time

Padma Shri and Dr BC Roy National Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal, President, HCFI, Sr Consultant medicine & Cardiology, Dean Board of medical education, Moolchand Hospital, Delhi trained 11,543 students (8913 female and 2630 male) in 8 hr (8.00 am – 4.00 pm) on hands-only CPR 10 using mannequins at Dr Sampurnanand Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya, Delhi on April 6, 2013.

Formula of 10 (CPR-10): To revive after sudden cardiac arrest, within 10 minutes of cardiac arrest (earlier the better), for the next ‘at least’ 10 minutes, compress the center of the chest, continuously and effectively, with a speed of 10x10 (100) per minute.”

Dr KK Aggarwal
Padma Shri Awardee
President Elect Confederation of Medical Associations in Asia and Oceania   (CMAAO)
Group Editor-in-Chief IJCP Publications
President Heart Care Foundation of India
Past National President IMA

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