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Eighty percent of cardiac arrests happen outside of the hospital. Harold Mayfield of Richmond Ambulance Authority shows us how to perform Hands-Only CPR safely and effectively. He walks us through the steps to follow in an emergency. February is National Heart Month and Hands-Only CPR is a great way to Reclaim Your Rhythm. For more information about the American Heart Association, Richmond, please visit their website and follow on social media @AmericanHeartVA.