Midterm CPR/AED PE II
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About how many seconds should you check for breathing?
no more than 10
When giving a rescue breath, you should _______
Blow in for about 1 second and make the chest clearly rise
A cycle of chest compressions and rescue breath in CPR is ______
30 chest compressions for every 2 rescue breaths
What care should you give to a conscious adult or child who is choking and cannot cough, speak or breathe?
give back blows and abdominal thrusts
One signal of breathing emergency in an infant is ______
Making a wheezing or high-pitched sound
How should you care for a conscious infant who is choking and cannot cough, cry, or breathe?
give back blows and chest thrust to clear the airway
To give chest compressions, your hands (or fingers of one hand for an infant) should be placed _____
In the middle of the chest along the breastbone
If a person is suffering from pain or discomfort in the chest that lasts more than 3 or 5 minutes or that goes away and comes back, this person is most likely having _____
A heart attack
Effective chest compressions _____
All of the answers
Care for person who is unconscious and has a blocked airway includes ______
Giving chest compressions and looking for an object between compressions/ breaths
You should continue CPR until ___
Become exhausted, another trained responder or ems personnel take over, or the person shows signs of life
What are links in the Cardiac Chain of Survival?
About how many cycles of CPR should you perform in 2 minutes?
It is important to follow the links of Cardiac Chain of Survival because:
It helps improve the chance of survival
When giving a rescue breath during CPR, each breath should last about ____
T/F: When a cardiac arrest occurs and an AED becomes available, it should be used as soon as possible
Early CPR and early defibrillation can ____
Save the lives of more people in cardiac arrest
If during the second analysis, the AED proms "no shock advised," you should _____
Resume CPR until the AED reanalyzes or you find an obvious sign of life
What should you do before the AED analyzes the heart rhythm?
Ensure that no one, including you, is touching the person
When preparing an AED for use, what is the first thing you should do?
Turn on the AED
The AED pads should normally be placed on ________
The upper right chest and the lower left side of the chest
Why is it important to stand clear and not touch the person while the AED is analyzing or defibrillating?
You or someone else could be injured by the shock and You might prevent the AED from analyzing the heart rhythm properly
If the AED pads risk touching each other such as wit a small child or an infant you should _______
Place on pad in the middle of the chest and the other on the back
Once you have turned on the AED, you should ________
Check for movement and breathing
T/F: Defibrillation is an electrical shock that may help the heat to resume an effective rhythm to a person in sudden cardiac arrest.
You see a woman collapse in front of you while entering the lobby of your office building. You check the scene and then check the person for consciousness, but she does not respond. What should you do next?
Call or have someone call 911 or the local emergency number
What is the purpose of Good Samaritan laws?
To help protect people who voluntarily give care without accepting anything in return
What should you do if the person does not give consent?
Do not give care but instead call 911 or a local emergency number
The steps to follow in an emergency are __________
Check Call Care
Should you call 911 if the person is having trouble breathing?
T/F: Children playing and laughing is an indication that an emergency has occurred
What should you do when checking a conscious person?
Get consent to give care, do not touch or move painful, injured areas on the body, and ask questions
You determine that a person may be in shock. Do not ______
Give the person water
By following standard precautions to protect yourself and the injured or ill person, you can _______
Minimize the risk of disease transmission