Man revives baby elephant using CPR: How does that work?

A viral video shows a rescue worker in Thailand successfully reviving a baby elephant using CPR after the animal was struck by a motorbike while crossing a road in the southeastern province of Chanthaburi.  After performing CPR, the rescuer, Mana Srivate, was able to get the elephant back on its feet, Reuters reported. But how […]

How a girl’s ‘death mask’ from the 1800s became the face of CPR dolls

For 60 years, medical students have practiced CPR on a dummy doll — dubbed Resusci Annie — compressing her chest and breathing air into her plastic mouth. The face of that dummy, it turns out, isn’t made up. It’s based on the face of a teenage girl found dead in the Seine river in Paris […]