CLEAR! (An Usher CPR Parody)

Dr. Harry Returns to Save Us…From Disco.

 

That the American Heart Association has been pushing 1970’s era swill on an unsuspecting public has never settled well with Dr. Harry. I mean, who the heck would really use Stayin’ Alive as a reference for the pace of chest compressions in CPR? How would Dr. Harry ever possibly look cool flexing his hastily oiled triceps while vigorously pushing on the sternum…to the Bee Gees?

 

Now USHER…yeah, that’s a completely different subject.

 

As it turns out, the beat of Usher’s 2004 classic club anthem “Yeah” is just about the same as the minimum pace of chest compressions recommended to save a life when you see an adult or teen collapse. And it turns out, around 2008 researchers suggested that doing mouth to mouth (or “rescue breaths” as they’re known in the business) is probably not needed to save lives…just:

  1. Call 911 or have a friend call.
  2. Push hard and fast in the center of the chest at least 100 times/minute.
  3. Don’t stop until help arrives.
  4. IF there is an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) nearby, then use it as directed (and attach it to the chest as quickly as possible, even before starting CPR). There’s a voice prompt that will walk you through the process…of potentially saving a life.
  5. Flex triceps entire time. If muscle oil is available, apply liberally.

 

Fremont East Studios and Downtown Las Vegas REPRESENT!

 

In conjunction with the staff of Turntable Health, the amazing folks at Fremont East Studios donated their time and resources to produce this amazing video. And Downtown Vegas stepped up with volunteers and extras galore!

 

Quick credits:

 

Written, edited, and performed by Dr. Harry, ZDoggMD, and Josh.0.

Videography, photography, color correction, and killer club lights/fog machine by Fremont East Studios (with special thanks to Freeman White III).

Track engineered by Colton Rybus (with original music backing track by Usher).

And a special thanks to some of our club dancers: Chelsea Gaylord, Bhawna Provenzano, Natalie Conlon, Elizabeth Bledsoe, and Dr. Amanda Angelotti.

\r\n\r\n[Dr. Harry]\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nUp in the club with the ZDogg, can’t believe I paid 2-5\r\n\r\nJust to dance with these D-bags—this place kinda smells\r\n\r\nNot a shawty was checkin’ up on us\r\n\r\nDespite the tats and the earrings, they could tell that we’re forty\r\n\r\nSo we bought some Cristal…\r\n\r\nDrinks were kinda expensive\r\n\r\nWhen I saw the tab, my heart was ready to blow\r\n\r\n(watch out, oh, watch out)\r\n\r\nChest pain was extensive\r\n\r\nThen my heart stopped and I collapsed to the floor\r\n\r\nI don’t wanna die poor!\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n[ZDoggMD]\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nAnd when I saw him I said\r\n\r\nClear Clear, homie dropped down, so I best move quickly\r\n\r\nClear Clear, but then I got caught up thinkin’ where his lips have been\r\n\r\nClear Clear, if I don’t move now, Imma lose my homie\r\n\r\nClear Clear, don’t you die on me, can’t pay this tab myself, G!\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nI’m freakin’ out in my head now\r\n\r\nGot me thinkin’ that it might be a good idea to call somebody\r\n\r\nBetter check with Siri? *now locating nearest morgue*\r\n\r\nBut should I post this first on Facebook?\r\n\r\nMaybe an Instagram or a snarky tweet?
A sure-fire OMG!\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n[Dr. Harry]\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nAre you kidding me, ass, if you don’t run, you know where it’s gonna lead\r\n\r\nYou better move fast, call 911, or I’ll be underground six feet\r\n\r\nAnd then you get down low\r\n\r\nListen, yeah, if you really want to succeed\r\n\r\nPush hard and fast in the center of the chest\r\n\r\nTwo hands are really all you need!\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n[ZDoggMD]\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nAnd I said\r\n\r\nClear Clear, homie dropped down, so I best move quickly\r\n\r\nClear Clear, don’t get so caught up thinkin’ how his lips look icky\r\n\r\nClear Clear, first I’ll call for help or maybe ask a homie\r\n\r\nClear Clear, ditch the mouth to mouth, CPR can be hands only\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n[Zu-ducris]\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nLook out, mouth to mouth’s ridiculous in the club when the mouth’s vesiculous\r\n\r\nAnd rowwwl your protocol’s all out of date\r\n\r\nBlowin’ air down the pipe is so 2008!\r\n\r\nSo forget about that, Imma squeeze the chest\r\n\r\nCPR hands only when your homie arrests!\r\n\r\nJust gimme the rhythm and it’ll be 911 first\r\n\r\nCirculate, defibrillate and this might be reversed\r\n\r\nWell versed if you grab yourself an AED\r\n\r\nAutomate defibrillation cause it’s so easy to use\r\n\r\nJust stick the pads on the chest, hit analyze and let the AED tell you the rest\r\n\r\nIt’ll test the rhythm, and if it sees the need\r\n\r\nIt’ll indicate to shock ’em like double speed\r\n\r\nZDogg and Dr. Harry, never leaves em dead\r\n\r\nResuscitate ’em in the street\r\n\r\nServe ’em breakfast in bed!\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nClear Clear\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nTake heed, rewind the beat\r\n\r\nIt’s the pace of compressions for a homie in need\r\n\r\nJump back, rewind the track\r\n\r\nBetter push from your hips, don’t hurt your back!\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nTake heed, rewind the beat\r\n\r\nIt’s the pace of compressions for a homie in need\r\n\r\nPush down, recoil it back\r\n\r\nZDogg and Dr. Harry make your ribs go *crack*

  • Ah this reminds me of one from the UK by Vinnie Jones: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JR0aZX1_TD8

  • Cathy Brown

    “Push from your hips , so you want hurt your back” being an ER rat nurse and teaching CPR … Gotta love this one!! Super awesome and great teaching skills !!

  • Royce

    Awesome! Looks like a lot of fun, great job Dr. Harry and ZDoggMD…peace out!

  • Amir

    agdfh

  • Amir

    Hi\nTHX for good post\n\nکفپوش

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