The purpose of this social initiative is to teach people how to save lives from sudden cardiac arrest in the presence of skills of first aid and access to an automatic external defibrillator.
Every minute and a half in the U.S. and every 45 seconds in Europe, one person dies because of sudden cardiac arrest. Cardiologists have counted that in Russia it takes close to 300 000 lives every day. The majority of people don't know what to do to help the victim in this situation.
On the resource Savelives.net contains facts and figures about sudden cardiac arrest and how it differs from a heart attack, illustrative video materials about the physiology of the heart, the principle of operation of a defibrillator and most importantly – a video instruction on how to provide first aid to the injured in case of sudden cardiac arrest.