Learn CPR 10 at IITF 2012

On the inaugural day of the India International Trade Fair 2012 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi today, Smt. Sheila Dikshit, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Delhi and Shri Haroon Yusuf, Minister, Power, Development, Food & Civil Supplies Dept. Govt. of Delhi visited the Heart Care Foundation of India stall.

Padma Shri and Dr BC Roy National Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India demonstrated the technique of CPR 10 – compression only cardiopulmonary resuscitation to Smt. Sheila Dikshit and Shri Haroon Yusuf, who actively participated in learning the CPR 10 technique.

Dr. KK Aggarwal said that everybody should remember the CPR 10 Mantra, which is “Within 10 minutes of cardiac arrest (earlier the better) for the next 10 minutes at least, compress the centre of the chest with a speed of 100 compressions per minute (10×10)”. CPR 10 is easy to learn and easy to do and one does not need to be a doctor or be certified in this technique to do CPR.

He further said that so far the Foundation has trained 9000 people in CPR 10 technique.