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steps of cpr

compressions, airway, breathing

How many compressions per set in adult cpr?


How many compressions per set in infant 2-person cpr?


Rate of compressions


depth of compressions in adults

2 in

depth of compressions in children

2 in or a third of the chest wall

depth of compressions in infants

1/3 chest wall

method for opening airway

head tilt, chin lift

How many compressions per set in one-person infant cpr?


When do you do rescue breathing?

when the victim has a pulse, but is not breathing

What is the rate of breath in rescue breathing?

6-8 times a minute

Which ventilation device is not recommended for a single rescuer to provide breaths during CPR?

the bag mask

What is the correct compression and ventilation rate for 2 rescuer CPR in the presence of an advanced airway?

compression rate of at least 100/min without pauses for breaths

What should the rescuer do after the AED delivers a shock?

immediately resume CPR, starting with chest compressions

Where are the hands placed when performing chest compressions on an adult?

heal on one hand on the center of the victims chest on the lower half of the breast bone

What technique is used for compressions in two-person rescuer cpr?

2 thumb encircling hands techinique

What should the rescuer do when administering breaths by using a bag mask device for a child who is not breathing but does have a pulse?

give breaths at the rate of one every 3-4 seconds

What is the proper technique for delivering mouth to mouth ventilation?

have open airway, seal mouth over victims mouth, pinch victims nose closed, give two breaths while watching for chest to rise

In 2 rescuer CPR what should the second rescuer be doing while the first rescuer begins chest compressions?

maintain an open airway using head tilt chin lift and give gastric inflation

What is recommended to minmize the risk of gastric inflation during bag mask ventilation?

give breath just until you see the chest rise

Why is it important to compress to the appropriate depth during CPR?

adeguate depth compression is needed to create blood flow during compression

What is the first step the rescuer should perform to operate the AED?

turn it on

What should you do once you arrive at the scene?

make sure the scene is safe

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