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Restart a Heart Day

 

Tuesday 16 October is international Restart a Heart Day.

In South Australia alone, sudden cardiac arrest affects more than 1,800 people each year.  You can learn to restart a heart in just three steps:

Would you know what to do?

When the heart has stopped or is too weak to pump effectively, cardiac arrest occurs.

Seventy-six percent of cardiac arrests happen in  the home and those most likely to witness a cardiac arrest are a spouse or a family member.

By knowing CPR, you can increase the chance of survival before emergency services arrive.

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What's on near me?

SA Ambulance Service will be hosting events in South Australia on 16 October for Restart a Heart Day 2018.  Details of events will be listed on this page.

For more information about Restart a Heart Day, visit restartaheart.net

  
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To attribute this material, cite SA Ambulance Service, 2018.