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BLS/CPR

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Main Parts of BLS Chest Compressions Airway Breathing Defibrillation
Initial Steps for Adults 1. Assess the victim for a response 2. Activate Emergency response system (get AED if available) 3. Check for Pulse (no more than 10s) 4. 5 cycles of compressions and breaths (30:2)
Compressions and breaths pneumonic C-A-B Compressions, check airway, breaths
Where is the pulse taken on an adult Carotid Pulse
How much air is breathed into an adult Deliver air over 1 second until victim's chest rises, whether or not supplemental O2 is used
With two rescuers how many cycles are preformed before a switch 5
How long should 5 cycles take 2 minutes
How should the airway be opened if spine injury is suspected Jaw Thrust
Steps to operating an AED 1. Power on 2. Attach pads (upper right chest and lower left under nipple) 3. "Clear victim and analyze rhythm 4. If shock is need it will tell you to clear victim 5. if no shock needed, and after any shock, resume CPR 6. AED will reanalyze after 5
Can an AED be used if victim is on snow or in a small puddle YES
Can an AED be used if victim has a pace maker yes, just don't place pad directly over it
Compression-ventilation ratio for CHILD 2-rescuer CPR 15:2
Compression depth for children 1/3 of chest depth or APPROXIMATELY 2 inches
Where are compressions done on an adult lower half of breast bone
Adult compression depth AT LEAST 2 inch
Adult compression rate 100/min
When should the emergency response be activated for a CHILD -If arrest no witnessed and alone=proved 2 min CPR first -If arrest is sudden and witnessed=leave to activate and get AED
Child Compression-ventilation ratio for 1-rescuer CPR 30:2
Where to check pulse for child Femoral or Carotid
Where to check pulse for infant Brachial
Technique for delivering compression to infant Single rescuer - 2 fingers 2 rescuer - 2 thumb-encircling hands
Compression depth for child 1/3 chest depth or 1 1/2 inches
Compression-ventilation ratio for INFANT 2-rescuer CPR 15:2
When should the emergency response be activated for a INFANT -If arrest no witnessed and alone=proved 2 min CPR first -If arrest is sudden and witnessed=leave to activate and get AED
Compression-ventilation ratio for INFANT 1-rescuer CPR 30:2
Where to give chest compression to an infant cent of chest just bellow nipple line
Compression-ventilation ratio for Advanced Airway -Compression of 100/min without pauses for breaths -1 breath every 6-8 seconds (8-10 breaths/min)
If a victims chest doesn't rise after two attempts at giving breaths what should be done next Compressions
When should breaths be given without chest compressions When a victim has a pulse but is not breathing effectively
Rescue Breathing for an adult with no chest compressions 1 breath every 5-6 seconds (10-12 breaths/min)
Rescue Breathing for a child/infant with no chest compressions 1 breath every 3-5 seconds (12-20 breaths/min)
Created by: bmlanger