As many as 16,000 students and employees have participated in 110 CPR trainings so far under the campaign to teach CPR (Basic Life Support Training), a noble initiative launched by GCS Hospital. A CPR VTV training program was organized at St. Xavier’s School on 19 August 2023 under this campaign.
Today, be it a common man or a big celebrity, they suffer from ‘cardiac arrest’ (temporary slowing or stopping of the heart) even at a young age. A patient’s chance of survival increases by more than 40 percent if they are given immediate CPR treatment by someone trained in CPR techniques. In this method, at the time of cardiac arrest, pressure is applied to the chest at a specific place, at a specific time, to restart the heartbeat and save the person’s life.
CPR procedure means cardiopulmonary resuscitation in which how to save a heart attack patient how to push up in which part of the chest in which position of the hand and how much pressure should be given Dr. of the Department of Medicine of GCS Hospital. Ravi Suthar explained through practical demonstration. In many life-threatening incidents like heart attack, electrocution, drowning and cardiac arrest, many lives can be saved with timely CPR if common people know life saving techniques. More than 550 students participated in this special training program.
GCS Hospital is a NABH accredited 750-bed hospital. With superior medical expertise, ultra-modern infrastructure and facilities and a social service objective, GCS Hospital is today functioning to provide treatment to all sections of the society from diagnosis to treatment at nominal rates