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The routine use of cricoid pressure in Cardiac Arrest is not recommended because It can delay/prevent placement of advanced airway. Possible aspiration. May block ventilation.
Health care providers may take up to _____ seconds to attempt to feel for a pulse. 10 seconds
If within 10 seconds you don't feel a pulse, then begin chest compressions
For infants, a __________ defibrillator is preferred Manual
If a manual defibrillator is not available, use An AED with a pediatric attenuator.
If neither a manual or AED with a pediatric attenuator is available, use AN AED without
Adult compression rate 30:2
In adults, a compression depth of at least 2" or 5 cm
In children/infants a compression depth of at least 1/3 a/p diameter. 1 1/2" 4cm infants 2" 5cm children
Critical concepts of high quality CPR SPAMGA ~ Start compressions within 10 seconds Push hard, push fast Allow complete chest recoil Minimize Interruptions Give effective breaths Avoid excessive v
Adult chain of Survival 5 links R &A, CPR, Defib, ALS, Post Card Care
Pediatric Chain of Survival PBREP ~ Prevention of arrest, Bystander CPR, Rapid Activate EMS, Effective ALS, Post-cardiac arrest care
When you have multiple rescuers you are able to perform steps how? Simultaneously
What approach is preferred when training for CPR? A team approach
What is the compression rate? At least 100/min
What is the third link in the chain of survival? Rapid defibrillation
The routine use of what in cardiac arrest is not recommended? Cricoid pressure
What does AHA guidelines emphasize? High-quality CPR
If u don't feel a pulse in 10 seconds what do you do next? Perform 5 cycles of compressions and breathing
1st responder does this? Make sure scene is safe, check for responsiveness in adult
Why is it important to make sure the scene is safe? So you dont become a victim yourself
Which artery do you check for a pulse? carotid
Where is carotid artery found? Between trachea and muscles in neck
Created by: freshair1