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Steps to follow in an emergency
Check, Call, Care
When should you call 911 or the local emergency number?
When someone has trouble breathing
Move an injured person only if
A. The scene is or becoming unsafe
B. You need to reach another person with a more serious injury
C. You need to move a person to give emergency care
D. All of the above
By following standard precautions to protect yourself and the injured or ill person, you can:
Minimize the risk of disease transmission
How should you check a conscious person?
Get consent to give care, ask questions and do not touch or move painful/injured areas on the body
You determine that a person may be in shock. Do each of the following expect...
Give the person water
The best way to check if a person is unconscious is to:
Tap the person and shout, "Are you okay?"
You see a women collapse in front of you while entering the lobby of your office building. You check the scene and then check the victim for consciousness, but she does not respond. What should you do next?
Call or have someone else call EMS
What care should you give to a conscious adult who is choking and cannot cough, speak, or breathe?
Give back blows and abdominal thrusts (correct?)
Always check for signs of life for no more than...
Give chest compressions to an adult by pushing the sternum down at least...
You should continue CPR until
You are to exhausted to continue,
scene becomes unsafe, or help arrives to take over
If a person is suffering from pain or discomfort in the chest that lasts more than 3-5 minutes or that goes away and comes back, this person is most likely having:
A heart attack
When giving a rescue breath to an adult during CPR, each breath should last about:
About how many cycles of CPR should you preform for an adult in 2 minutes?
Which of the following are signals of trouble breathing?
Noisy or painful breathing, Shallow breathing, and/or changes in skin color
The cycle of compressions and breathing in CPR for an adult is...
30 chest compressions for every 2 breaths
Early CPR is an important link in the Cardiac Chain of Survival because
It helps circulate blood that contains oxygen to the vital organs until an AED is ready to use or advanced medical personnel take over
Which of the following are signals of trouble breathing for a child?
Agitation, slow or rapid breathing, and/or Pale, ashen, flushed or bluish skin color
A child is choking on a piece of hard candy. She is conscious and coughing forcefully. What should you do?
Stay and encourage her to continue coughing
You notice that a child looks panicked and cannot cough speak or breath. What life threatening condition could the child be experiencing?
When giving a rescue breath to a child, how should you breath into the child?
Give 1 breath over period of about 1 second
Preforming early CPR on a child in cardiac arrest can...
Keep vital organs supplied with blood containing oxygen
When giving rescue breaths to a child, you should give 1 breath about every
The cycle of compression and breaths in CPR for a child is...
30 compressions for every 2 breaths
When giving CPR to a child...
Compress the chest straight down about 1-1.5 inches
When giving care to a child who is conscious and choking, where should you position your fist to give abdominal thrusts?
Just above the naval
Some signals that indicate an infant is choking are
looking panicked and not being able to cough, cry, or breathe.
For infant CPR you would give
30 compressions and then 2 rescue breaths
When giving rescue breaths to an infant, you should give one breath about every...
The cycle of compressions and breaths in CPR for an infant is...
Where should you place your hands when compressing an infant's chest during CPR?
One hand on forehead and 2-3 fingers on chest
What should you do if a conscious infant cannot cry or breathe?
Give back blows and chest thrusts
One signal of a breathing emergency in an infant is...
Making a wheezing or high-pitched sound
An infant in need of CPR will show...
No breathing and no pulse
When giving CPR to infant...
Compress chest straight down about 1/2-1 inch
Where should you position a conscious choking infants head?
With the infants head lower than his chest
Each minute that defibrillation is delayed reduces the chance of survival of a sudden cardiac arrest victim by about
Early defibrillation can..
Save the lives of more people in cardiac arrest
Which of the following statements about defibrillaiton is true?
It is an electric shock that may help the heart resume an effective rhythm to a person in sudden cardiac arrest
If, during the second analysis, the AED prompts "no shock advised," you should:
Resume 5 cycles or about 2 minutes of CPR
WHat should you do before the AED analyzes the rythym?
Ensure that no one, including you, is touching the person
When preparing an AED for use, what is the first thing you shoudl do?
Turn ont he AED?
Why is ti important to stand clear and not touch thte person before delivering the shock with an AED?
You could affect the analysis' results
If prior to applying the pads you see a medical patch on the persons chect you shoudl...
Remove the patch with gloved hand
The AED pads should be palced __ for adults
Upper right and lower left side of the chest
Once you have attached the AED pads to a person you shoud...
Alow or activate AED to anaylise
Where shoudl you place AED pads for an infant?
One on center of chest and other on back
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