an emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration
Automated External Defribulator
Sudden / unexpected stop of heart
CHAIN OF SURVIVAL
Early access to the emergency response system, Early cpr, early defibrillation, early advanced care
are downward thrusts on the centre of the chest that stimulate blood flow to vital organs in the body
Breathing for a person who is not breathing
a condition in which blood flow to a part of the heart muscle is blocked, which causes heart cells to die.
treatment by stopping fibrillation of heart muscles (usually by electric shock delivered by a defibrillator)
Choking, inability to speak, eventual loss of consciousness
The first step in dealing with an emergency situation; this step determines whether there are life-threatening problems requiring quick care.
VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION (V-FIB)
most common abnormal heart rhythm in cases of sudden cardiac arrest in adults.
VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA (v-tach)
electrical problem in which the heart beats too fast to pump blood effectivley.
public access defibrillation
fist above navel, quick inward and upward thrust.
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