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Chapter 11

Which of the following is an important factor to ensure that the best-quality CPR is being performed? Full recoil of the chest should occur with each compression.
What is the application of an electric shock to correct lethal heart arrhythmias? Defibrillation
Which one of the following heart rhythms require a shock from an AED? Ventricular fibrillation
Typically, where should AED adhesive pads be placed? Upper right chest; Side of chest a few inches below the left armpit.
You find an unresponsive patient with no pulse. For how many minutes should you perform CPR before rechecking a pulse? Two
What is the compression-to-ventilation ratio in pediatric two-rescuer CPR? 15:2
What is the compression-to-ventilation ratio in adult two-rescuer CPR? 30`:2
Without a pulse, when does irreversible brain damage occur? 4 to 6 minutes
Where is the pulse checked in an unresponsive adult patient? Carotid
Where is the pulse checked in an unresponsive infant patient? Brachial
You find a 58-year-old male unresponsive, breathless, and pulseless. How many compressions per minute should you provide? 100-120
You find a 5 year old female unresponsive, breathless, and pulseless. How many compressions per minute should you provide? 100-120
What is the depth of compressions for an adult complaining of chest pain and shortness of breath? Compressions are not indicated. The patient may be having a heart attack.
What is the depth of compressions for an adult who is found unresponsive, breathless, and pulseless? 2"-2.4"
What should you and your partner do first? * pay attention to the scenario.
What other actions should you perform? * start CPR,then call for extra help and tell my partner to have the AED ready if anything , then put on the pad and shock him after the shock continue compressions
Immediately after a shock is delivered via the AED, what should you do next? * Continue compressions 30-2
During CPR, compress the chest straight down, then allow ____________ recoil. complete
During adult CPR, quality compressions should produce a ____________ carotid pulse. steady
A pediatric patient with a heart rate of less than 60 is not perfusing; therefore, ____________ must be done. CPR
The small protrusion at the end of the sternum is called the ____________ ____________. Xiphoid process
Take steps to keep a pediatric patient warm while doing CPR because ____________ can be a major complication. Hypothermia
Only ____________ fibrillation and ____________ tachycardia respond to defibrillation. ventricular
The American Heart Association states that an AED should be attached to any patient in cardiac arrest over ______ _________ of age. 1 year
Ineffective, gasping respirations are known as ____________ breathing. agonal
____________ is the ultimate finding for cardiac arrest. no pulse
When checking for a pulse, you should feel for at least ______ seconds. 5
When checking for pulse, you should feel for no more than ______ seconds. 10
With a suspected cardiac arrest in an infant, check for a pulse by feeling the ____________ artery. brachial
Give ventilations slowly over one second, with enough air to make the ________ _________. chest rise
List the four “links” in the American Heart Association Chain of Survival. 1.Immediate recognition of cardiac arrest and activation of emergency reponse system. 2. Early CRP with an emphasis on chest compressions 3. Rapid defibrillation 4. Effective advanced life support
List four signs of cardiac arrest. hearts stop beating , unresponsiveness, no breathing , and no pluse
List four components for quality compressions in adult CPR. 1. your hands are in the center of the chest over the lower half of the sternum2. you are compressing the chest at least two inches hard and fast as rate of a 100 to 120 per minute
List four components for quality compressions in adult CPR. 3. you are releasing all pressure off the chest between compressions 4. you see the chest rise and fall during ventilation 5. you interrupt compressions as lttle as possible
List the two times your should clear a patient each time while operating an AED. To analyze and again to shock.
List two reasons for NOT starting CPR. if the patient is reponsive and breathing
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