what is the first step when responding to an emergency situation?
assess the scene/situation
when do you insure that the scene is safe?
as soon as you see the victim
When is CPR required?
no pulse or breathing & unconscious
How long do you take for a pulse check?
min 5 secs and max 10 secs
what guidelines exist for AED use in chiildren under 8 years of age?
use adult pads,dose may be used if pediatric pads are not available
What is the depth of compression for an adult victim?
2 inches ( 5cm)
What is the compression ventilation ratio for 1 rescuer adult CPR?
Why is it important to compress the appropriate depth in CRP?
to cause circulation
How many compressions should be given in one minute for victims of any age for CPR?
at least 100
What can occur if breaths are given too quickly or with too great a volume?
you can put air in the stomach
What does the second rescuer do in CPR?
what is the first step in using the AED?
turn it on
Does the first rescuer stop compressions as soon as the AED arrives?
where is hand placement for the CPR on an adult?
on the lower half of the breast bone
in a conscious choking victim who becomes unresponsive?
what is the rate of ventilation(how many breaths per second) in a child who has a pulse but is not breathing?
every 3 - 5 seconds
what is the depths of compression for an infant?
1.5 inchs (4cm)
what is the depth of compression for a child?
1.5 inches (4ccm)
the visible rise of the chest with each rescue breath tells you what?
you are performing it correctly
the visiible rise of the stomach which rescue breathing could be a clue of waht?
you are incorrectly doing rescue breath
what is the compression ventillation ratio for 2 rescue infant CRP?
100 comp per minute breath evey 6 to 8 seconds
what is hand placement for rescue CPR on an infant?
thumbs in middle ,hands around infant
how is choking best relieved in a responsive infant?
5 back slaps and 5 chest thrusts
whiat is the chain of survival
early recognition, early defribulation,early EMS
what is the meaning of the initials CPR
what is the age range for an infant
under 16 months