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UK Bad-Ass Footballer Vinnie Jones For CPR


Vinnie Jones shows how hard and fast Hands-only CPR can help save the life of someone who has had a cardiac arrest.

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Date: 01/04/12 11:50 AM

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    fancylad Male 30-39
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    January 4, 2012 at 11:53 am
    Link: UK Bad-Ass Footballer Vinnie Jones For CPR - Vinnie Jones shows how hard and fast Hands-only CPR can help save the life of someone who has had a cardiac arrest.
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    patchgrabber Male 30-39
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    January 4, 2012 at 12:00 pm
    Too bad CPR only works something like 5-10% of the time, but hey, I guess it "beats" doing nothing at all.
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    elderban99 Male 40-49
    180 posts
    January 4, 2012 at 12:01 pm
    A former football (soccer for people in the US) player in a video called "Hard and Fast". Sounds like a bad gay porn.

    Oh, and having "Stayin` Alive" playing in the background is just icing on the cake.
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    elderban99 Male 40-49
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    January 4, 2012 at 12:02 pm
    @patchgrabber: A friend of mine was able to keep an elderly man alive that had collapsed in his yard until paramedics arrived a few years ago. Unfortunately he went into arrest again and passed away.
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    patchgrabber Male 30-39
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    January 4, 2012 at 12:05 pm
    @elderban99: Cool bro, story.
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    Tacos4Brkfst Male 18-29
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    January 4, 2012 at 12:20 pm
    People usually don`t go into cardiac arrest because they are healthy..
    Its a little bit higher than 5-10%, still, its better than 0%.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    January 4, 2012 at 12:21 pm
    Well that was pretty creative to educate the public... good effort!
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    gcghost Male 30-39
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    January 4, 2012 at 1:31 pm
    Hehe, I never knew he played football. I will forever remember him as Bullet Tooth Tony from Snatch! And the one guy back there was Erol from the same flick.
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    Nobbinz Male 30-39
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    January 4, 2012 at 1:38 pm
    Trying to think of anything I would rather see less during a heart attack than Vinnie Jones leaning over me and knotting his fists together...

    Nope, can`t do it.
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    draquoir Male 18-29
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    January 4, 2012 at 1:57 pm
    Loved him in Survive Style 5
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    nshimbi Male 40-49
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    January 4, 2012 at 2:39 pm
    This campaign spawned a whole load of stories on the BBC website: http://tinyurl.com/6v3qhx5
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    burbclaver Male 50-59
    878 posts
    January 4, 2012 at 2:58 pm
    He didn`t so much play football as try to kill everybody on the pitch around him - in a good way, of course.
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    Ani187 Female 30-39
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    January 4, 2012 at 4:13 pm
    LMAO That look at around 1:04 was creeeepy. Hell, Nobbinz, seeing Vinnie knotting fists over me might just jump start my heart without him actually having to perform CPR in the first place.
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    Burton_Ian Male 18-29
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    January 4, 2012 at 5:17 pm
    When I was CPR certified they taught me to do compressions at the rate of stayin` alive also. I think it`s because that song is SUPER memorable and has a BPM of around 1oo BMP.
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    McDuff73 Male 30-39
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    January 4, 2012 at 6:59 pm
    effectiveness of cpr :-
    2% to 30% effectiveness when administered outside of the hospital
    6% to 15% for hospitalized patients
    Less than 5% for elderly victims with multiple medical problems

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    adam432823 Male 30-39
    262 posts
    January 4, 2012 at 7:04 pm
    This only works in the UK... I think.
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    Flashpacker Male 18-29
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    January 4, 2012 at 10:23 pm
    @Burtob Ian

    Lol, i was told to hum `Highway to hell` D:
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    Psycholady33 Female 18-29
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    January 5, 2012 at 6:47 am
    You could also do compressions to the beat of "Another One Bites the Dust" by Queen. Same beat!
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    aikiman Male 40-49
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    January 5, 2012 at 9:49 am
    Vinnie jones as a footballer:

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    Bdan Male 18-29
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    January 5, 2012 at 6:54 pm
    @McDuff73
    Better than 0% for doing nothing

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