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correct rate for giving compressions is

100 compressions a minute

correct compression-ventilation ratio for an adult is

30 compressions and 2 breaths

rescuers should try to minimize interruptions to

less than 10 seconds

signs of puberty

breast development, underarm chest and facial hair for children

ABCD's OF CPR

Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Defibrillation

depth of compression for age 1 to puberty

press down 1/3 to 1/2 the depth of chest with each compression

depth of compression for adult

press down 1 1/2 to 2 inches with each compression

CPR for adult with pulse

give breath every 5-6 seconds, rechk pulse every 2 min

CPR for children with pulse

give 1 breath every 3 seconds(12-20/min), rechk pulse every 2 mins

correct compression-ventilation rate for 2 rescuer CPR for an child

15 comp/2 breath ratio, still 100 compression/min rate

checking for breathing

LOOK for chest, LISTEN for breath, FEEL for warm breath

mouth to bag mask grasp technique

E-C clamp technique

correct compression-ventilation rate for 2 rescuer CPR for and adult

30 comp/2 breaths ratio, 100 compression per min rate

ventilation rate if advanced airway in place

1 breath every 6-8 seconds (8-10 breaths per min)

you may use adult AED pads if child pads not available, as long as

pads are not touching

you may not use child AED pads

on victims 8 yrs of age and older

compression location on adult or child

center of breastbone between nipples

compression location on infant

just below nipple line on breastbone

compression method for adult or child

heel of 1 hand, other hand on top, or 1 hand for small victims

compression method for infants

2 fingers, or 2 thumb-encircling hands for 2 rescuer CPR)

activate the emergency response system for adult

as soon as victim is found

activate the emergency response system for child or infant

after giving 5 cycles of CPR, unless you witness child collapsing suddenly

checking pulse location for adult or older child

carotid pulse, if no pulse, start CPR

checking pulse location for child

carotid pulse, if no pulse or pulse is less than 60 bpm with signs or poor perfusion, start CPR

checking pulse location for infant

brachial pulse, if no pulse or pulse is less than 60 bpm with signs or poor perfusion, start CPR

a choking victim

will not be able to cough forcefully

"clearing the victim" means

making sure no one is touching the victim

if choking victim is shorter than you

it is best to kneel behind the victim

hand placement for heimlich maneuver

thumb and fist against victims abdomen, in the midline, above navel and below breastbone

for a RESPONSIVE choking infant use:

a combination of back slaps and chest thrusts to remove the airway obstruction

for an UNresponsive choking infant

you will stop giving back slaps and will begin CPR

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