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CPR review

Red Module
How does the rescuer know when the rescue breath for an infant victim is effective?
rescue breath for a infant victim is effective when the chest rises visiby
What should the rescuer do when a child has a heart rate greater then 60 per min and a pulse but is not breathing effectively?
give breaths without chest compression
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
What should you perform in an unresponsive infant is not breathing, has a heart rate of 52 beats per min, and signs of poor perfusion despite oxgenation and ventilation with a bag and mask?
you should perform both chest compression and breaths
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
When is the 2 thumb encircling hands techiniques recommended for the infant?
when there are two rescuers
What is the recommended rate for performing chest compressions for victims of all ages?
thirty compressions
What should the depth of chest compressions be for an adult victim?
ratio of 30:2
What is the compression to breath ratio for 2 rescuer child CPR?
ratio of 15:2
What is the compression to ventilation ratio for 1 rescuer adult CPR?
ratio of 30:2
What is the compression to ventilation ratio for 2 rescuer infant CPR?
ratio of 15:2
What is the recommended depth od chest compressions for an infant victim?
press the infant breast bone down one third of the chest
How do you asses a victim to determine if he/she would nedd CPR?
if unresponsive no normal breathingno pulse
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 forst step the rescuer should perform to operate the AED?
power on the AED
What should the rescer do if victim of foregin body airway obstruction becomes unresponsive?
active the emergency response system, lower the victim to the ground and begin CPR starting with compressions
When should the rescuerinitally ensure that the scence is safe?
the first rescuer who arrives at the side of the victim