CPR for DummiesBy :Waleed LiaqatMedical SpecialistAHADeMotte City Elks    1/27/2013   1
CPR – Why learn it? It saves the life of a friend or family  member in a medical emergency Research shows that heart att...
Warning: Begin CPR only if you have been trained properly! Determine Responsiveness If victim appears unconscious,  gent...
CPR - The Breath of Life   Determine Responsiveness   A is for Airway   B is for Breathing   C is for CirculationDeMot...
A is for Airway Roll victim onto  his/her back,  supporting head  and neck Open airway by  head-tilt / chin-lift  maneuv...
B is for Breathing Pinch shut the victim’s nose and  put your mouth over victim’s  mouth making a tight seal Give 2 slow...
C is for Circulation Check carotid pulse for 5 to  10 seconds If there is a pulse but no  breathing, give 1 breath  ever...
Remember; begin CPR only               if you have been trained                        properly!DeMotte City Elks         ...
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    1. 1. CPR for DummiesBy :Waleed LiaqatMedical SpecialistAHADeMotte City Elks 1/27/2013 1
    2. 2. CPR – Why learn it? It saves the life of a friend or family member in a medical emergency Research shows that heart attack victims have double the chance of survival if they are immediately given CPR CPR can unblock a choking victim’s airway CPR aids survival of drowning and suffocation victimsDeMotte City Elks 1/27/2013 2
    3. 3. Warning: Begin CPR only if you have been trained properly! Determine Responsiveness If victim appears unconscious, gently shake him/her and shout, “Are you OK?” If no response, have somebody call Emergency Medical Services (911) If alone, call EMS before proceeding to ABCs Call 911 when victim is unresponsive DeMotte City Elks 1/27/2013 3
    4. 4. CPR - The Breath of Life Determine Responsiveness A is for Airway B is for Breathing C is for CirculationDeMotte City Elks 1/27/2013 4
    5. 5. A is for Airway Roll victim onto his/her back, supporting head and neck Open airway by head-tilt / chin-lift maneuver Look, listen, and feel for breathing for 3 - 5 seconds If no response, proceed to B DeMotte City Elks 1/27/2013 5
    6. 6. B is for Breathing Pinch shut the victim’s nose and put your mouth over victim’s mouth making a tight seal Give 2 slow breaths If breathing does not go through (the chest does not rise), reposition the victim and try again If breathing still does not go through, perform the Heimlich maneuver to clear airway If breathing does go through, proceed to C DeMotte City Elks 1/27/2013 6
    7. 7. C is for Circulation Check carotid pulse for 5 to 10 seconds If there is a pulse but no breathing, give 1 breath every 5 seconds (about 12 per minute) until the victim is breathing or help arrives If there is no pulse, begin chest compressions DeMotte City Elks 1/27/2013 7
    8. 8. Remember; begin CPR only if you have been trained properly!DeMotte City Elks 1/27/2013 8

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