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CPR 2013

BLS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

QuestionAnswer
*Chest Compressions should be at a rate of ?/min & ?inches deep? 100/min 2inches deep
*Ventilation: You should give one breath every ?-? seconds & recheck pulse every ? minutes Give one breath every 5-6 seconds Recheck pulse every 2 minutes
*What should the compression/ventilation ratio be? 30:2 - 5 cycles
*What is the 1st step before begining adult CPR? Assest the scene & the victim for a response. Then look for normal breathing if no response & no breathing then call 911.
Adult CPR. After calling 911 you should check the victims pulse if there is no pulse what should you do? give CPR until AED/defib arrives
*Adult CPR. After calling 911 you should check the victims pulse if there IS a pulse what should you do? give 1 breath every 5-6 seconds and recheck pulse every two minutes
If pt is shockable give AED/defib at a ratio of ? shock at ? cycles of CPR. 1 shock at 5 cycles of CPR
*How long should you spend checking for a pulse? 5-10 seconds
Where should you check for a pulse on an adult? Carotid pulse
What are the two methods for opening an air way on an adult? head tilt-chin lift & jaw thrust.
*When 2 rescuers are available to perform CPR how are the cycles performed and after how many cycles do they change positions? One performs chest compressions and one is at the victim's head. Switch at 5 cycles.
*Which method would you use if the victim has a head, neck injury or spine injury. Jaw thrust.
When performing the jaw thrust where should your hands be positioned? One had on each side of the victims head
How often will AED promt you to that it will repeat a shock if needed? After 5 cycles of CPR or 2 min
For children you should perform CPR when their heart rate falls below what? Heart rate is less that 60bpm or their is discoloration
Adult AED pads should be used for which age and older? 8 years or older
True or false if the victim is lying on snow or in a small puddle, you may use the AED. True
True or false if the victim is lying in water or their chest is covered in water you may use the AED. False. First wipe the water off their chest or remove them out of the water.
True or false if the victim has a hairy chest and the AED advises "check pads" or "check electrodes" quickly pull off pads to remove hair. True. If hair still remains use a razor to remove the rest of the hair.
If a pt has an implantable difibrillator how long should you wait before delivering an AED shock? 30-60seconds
Where should you check for a pulse on a child? Femoral. Place 2 fingers in the inner thigh.
*What should the compression/ventilation ratio be for infants if there is only on rescuer? Two? 1- 30:2 2- 15:2
Where should you check for a pulse on an infant? brachial artery. - upper inner arm
For an infant when should you perform chest compressions? When the heart rate is 60bpm or less.
*Chest Compressions for an infant should be at a rate of ?/min & ?inches deep? 110/ min 1.5 inches deep with two fingers
*What is the preferred 2 rescuer chest compressions technique for an infant? 2 thumb technique
What is the BLS age for infant? 0-1 year
Child AED pads should be used for which age and older? 1-8 years. ** If you do not have child pad you may use adult pads.
For relief of choking deliver up to how many back slaps? 5
After delivering back slaps flip the infant and deliver how many chest thrust at a rate of ?/s 5 chest thrust 1/s
Created by: marrufotheresa