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close this bookHow to Act after Accidents caused by Electrical Current - Course: Basic skills and knowledge of electrical engineering. Trainees' handbook of lessons (Institut für Berufliche Entwicklung, 20 p.)
close this folder4. Giving Artificial Respiration to Injured People
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The chance of surviving of an injured person decreases with passing time. Approximately 5 minutes after breathing has stopped, there is only a chance of 15 %.

Each second is valuable and fast and efficient help decides about life and death of the injured person.
Artificial respiration has priority over any other measure!