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  1. 1. CPR ALTERNATE ASSESMENTMrs. Rives 06/19/2013
  2. 2. CPR ON ADULTSWhen performing CPR to an adult, the first step is to check whether thevictim is not breathing at all or breathing normally. Next, you should call911 and return to the victim. Secondly, if the victim is still unresponsive,beging chest compressions. The correct way to perform chest compressionsis to push down in the center of the chest 2 inches 30 times. Pump hardand fast at the rate of at least 100/minute, faster than once per second.Next, tilt the head back and lift the chin. Pinch nose and cover the mouthwith yours and blow until you see the chest rise. After, give 2 breaths whichshould take a second each. Lastly, continue with 30 pumps and 2 breathsuntil help arrives.
  3. 3. CPR ON INFANTSTo perform CPR on an infant the first step is to shout and gently tap thechild on the shoulder. If there is no response and the child isnt breathing atall or breathing normally, position the infant on his or her back and beginCPR. The second step is to give 30 gentle compressions at the rate of atleast 100 per minute. It is best to use two or three fingers in the center ofthe chest just below the nipples. Next, press down approximately 1 and ahalf inches depth of the chest. The third step is to open the childs airwayby using a head tilt lifting of chin. Do NOT tilt the head too far back! Lastly,if the baby still is not breathing or not breathing normally, cover the babysmouth and nose with your mouth and give 2 gentle breaths. Each breathshould be one second long. The babys chest should rise with each breath.
  4. 4. CPR ON CHILDRENThe first step is to use the heel of one or two hands for chest compressions.Secondly, press the sternum approximately 2 inches depth of the chest atthe rate of least 100/minute. The next step is to tilt the head back andlisten for breathing. If not breathing normally, pinch nose and cover themouth with yours and blow until you see the chest rise and give 2 breathswhich will last one second each. Lastly, continue with 30 pumps and 2breaths until help arrives.
  5. 5. Heres advice from the American Heart Association:If youre not trained in CPR, then provide hands-only CPR. That meansuninterrupted chest compressions of about 100 a minute until paramedicsarrive (described in more detail below). You dont need to try rescuebreathing.If youre well trained and confident in your ability, begin with chestcompressions instead of first checking the airway and doing rescuebreathing. Start CPR with 30 chest compressions before checking theairway and giving rescue breaths.If youve previously received CPR training but youre not confident in yourabilities, then just do chest compressions at a rate of about 100 a minute.CREDITS: www.mayoclinic.com & http://depts.washington.edu/
  6. 6. Heres advice from the American Heart Association:If youre not trained in CPR, then provide hands-only CPR. That meansuninterrupted chest compressions of about 100 a minute until paramedicsarrive (described in more detail below). You dont need to try rescuebreathing.If youre well trained and confident in your ability, begin with chestcompressions instead of first checking the airway and doing rescuebreathing. Start CPR with 30 chest compressions before checking theairway and giving rescue breaths.If youve previously received CPR training but youre not confident in yourabilities, then just do chest compressions at a rate of about 100 a minute.CREDITS: www.mayoclinic.com & http://depts.washington.edu/

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