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Here are some answers to the most common questions
Have Taken CPR Training. Why Do I Need PocketCPR?
Performing CPR is physically and mentally demanding.
PocketCPR can increase confidence and reinforce
skills learned during CPR training. It is the hope
that with PocketCPR, bystanders will be more willing
to help save a life.
Feel Confident and am Experienced in CPR. Why Do I
Studies have shown that audible prompting during CPR
can improve the delivery of CPR and prevent the
decrease of compression rate and depth that
naturally occurs with fatigue. Recent data has shown
that real-time CPR coaching and feedback can improve
both pre-hospital and in-hospital CPR quality.
How Does CPR with PocketCPR Help Save a Victim’s
According to the American Heart Association,
brain death and permanent death start to occur
in just 4 to 6 minutes after someone experiences
cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest can be reversed
in most victims if treated with immediate CPR
and an electric shock to the heart within 7 to
Each minute that passes without CPR increases
the rate of death by 10% for someone
experiencing sudden cardiac arrest.
It’s rare for someone who is not resuscitated
pre-hospital to survive with good neurological
PocketCPR can coach the rescuer to perform good
CPR and restore up to 30% of normal blood flow,
enough to keep the heart and brain functional
until help arrives.
Why Choose PocketCPR?
PocketCPR is the only hand-held device that reminds
the rescuer what to do before initiating CPR and
coaches the rescuer with audible and visual feedback
Is PocketCPR Cleared by the FDA?
Yes. PocketCPR received FDA clearance in November of
How Does it Work?
PocketCPR measures compressions with an embedded
sensor, called an accelerometer, that measures the
depth and rate of chest wall movement during each
compression. A sophisticated microprocessor in the
device continuously measures acceleration during
each compression, and special algorithms convert
acceleration information into distance traveled.
PocketCPR utilizes the same
Real CPR Help® technology found in
Who Can Use PocketCPR?
Anyone can use PocketCPR:
Can Someone Who is Not Trained in CPR Use This
Yes, but it is strongly recommended that users have
Can PocketCPR be Used for “Hands-Only” CPR?
Yes, PocketCPR can be used for conventional CPR with
ventilation and for hands-only CPR where chest
compressions are delivered without mouth-to-mouth
Can I Use PocketCPR on a Child?
PocketCPR is designed for use on individuals 8 years
of age or older.
I’m a CPR Instructor and Would Like to Use PocketCPR
Without the Audible Feedback. Can it be Suppressed?
Yes. PocketCPR has a “Silent Mode”. In this mode,
the visual LED indicators are displayed but audible
feedback is suppressed. Professionals may also
choose this mode during a real rescue to minimize
Is PocketCPR Reusable?
Yes. Disposable sanitary slip-covers are sold
How Durable is PocketCPR?
PocketCPR is made with an extremely durable clear
material called Lexan™, the material used in
bulletproof windows. Additionally, the clear case
allows rescuers to easily view whether one or all
four LEDs are lit and allows CPR Instructors to
readily monitor students’ performance.
How Long Will the Battery Last?
When turned on, the battery in PocketCPR will last
about 12 hours. If a low battery condition is
detected upon start up, the unit will say “Change
Batteries”. At least 30 minutes of operating time
will remain if this is the first time the message is
What is the Shelf Life of the Batteries?
Little to no current is used by PocketCPR when it’s
turned off. There is a suggested five year shelf
life of the battery once placed in the device.
How Long Has PocketCPR Been On the Market?
PocketCPR has been commercially available since
March 2008. However, the device has been sold for
use as a CPR training aid since 2007.
What Comes With a PocketCPR?
Where is PocketCPR Made?
PocketCPR is made in the U.S.A. and manufactured by
Bio-Detek, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of
General Medical Devices, Inc. Company
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