What songs can you do CPR to?
The pace of compressions during CPR is 100-120 compressions per minute (cpm). The song most traditionally associated with CPR is the 1977 song "Stayin' Alive" by the Bee Gees, which has a tempo of 103ish beats per minute (bpm). That tempo (coupled with the obvious relevance of the title towards saving someone's life) makes it easy to remember and teach!
It's certainly very good to use, but it might not be the BEST song for a few reasons:
Below we've got our list of proposed "new" songs to do CPR to, and you will not believe the best choice to replace "Stayin' Alive" in terms of tempo, topic (relevant to CPR), and popularity!
Here's our list of songs to replace Stayin' Alive, from worst to best:
The song you use doesn't really matter if you're not CPR certified:
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