BHF PocketCPR


Listed in: CPR  First aid  
BHF PocketCPR

Available on:



(click to download)

Supported languages:

English

Cost:

Free

Provides real-time feedback, and visual and audio instructions, on how to learn and practice hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

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Languages

English

Countries of use

Any in which the user is familiar with English

Cost

Free

Developer

Bio-Detek Inc, USA
(Based in United States)
http://bio-detek.com

Funder

Bio-Detek Inc [USA-based medical device company], and and British Heart Foundation (BHF) [UK-based patient group specialising in heart conditions]

Medical Adviser

Bio-Detek parent company, Zoll Medical Corporation [USA-based medical device manufacturer], and British Heart Foundation (BHF) [UK-based patient group specialising in heart conditions]

Features

Support to deal with symptoms/disabilities Support to deal with symptoms/disabilities
Information Information

Summary

Provides real-time feedback, and visual and audio instructions, on how to learn and practice hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Utilises the accelerometer hardware in the phone to measure the rate and depth of the user’s practice compressions, warning whether pushes need to be faster or slower, harder or softer. A metronome paces chest compressions. Can capture CPR compression and accelerometer data, allowing the user to record the quality of their training. Results can be emailed.


Tags: Health, Wellness & Care in the Community (HWCC)

Reviews

Reviewer: British Heart Foundation (BHF), UK
Review: “This British Heart Foundation app teaches hands-only CPR. It has a training video, and also uses the technology in the phone to allow you to measure the rate and depth of your practicing CPR with your phone on a cushion or bed. ”
Source: PatientView survey, July-August 2012
Usage: Between 31-40%
Weblink of reviewer: http://bit.ly/16dUKPE

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