Hands-only CPR videos - The American Way vs. The British Way - Celebrity edition

The American Heart Association (AHA) recruited Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong, MD (a trained physician and an actor from the Hangover) to demonstrate ‘hands only CPR’ to the metronomic beat of the Bee Gees 1977 disco hit ‘Stayin’ Alive’:

The British Heart Foundation recruited footballer-turned-actor Vinnie Jones to show how hard and fast hands-only CPR to Stayin' Alive by the Bee Gees can help save the life of someone who has had a cardiac arrest. The Hollywood hardman is starring in a TV advert urging more people to carry out CPR in a medical emergency:

Ken Jeong Behind the Scenes - AHA CPR video:

Comments from YouTube:

Sure, the beat to "Staying Alive" works, but so does "Another One Bites The Dust" by Queen......... just saying!

Related reading:

Disco Still Saves Lives. Life in the Fast Lane.


  1. Ha! Dr. Ken Jeong actually captured by attention. It's my first time to see these videos and I must admit, these can become effective.

  2. Disco is dead, and the Brits are SO 18th century. Here's our approach to Hands-Free CPR: http://zdoggmd.com/2011/07/code-gold/