Cpr Guidelines

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Summary |
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| 1 Rescuer
Compression to Ventilation ratio | 2 Rescuer Compression to Ventilation ratio | Compressions |
Breaths |
Adult CPR | 30:2 | 30:2 | - at least 100/minute
- at least 2 inches the depth of the chest| - 1 second duration - Every 5-6 seconds
- 10-12 breaths/minute |
Child CPR
(1-13yers) | 30:2 | 15:2 | - at least 100/minute
- 2 inches or at least 1/3 rd the depth of the chest | - 1 second duration - Every 3-5 seconds
- 12-20 breaths/minute|
Infant CPR
(0-11 months) | 30:2 | 15:2 | - at least 100/minute
- 1 ½ inches or at least 1/3 rd the depth of the chest | - 1 second duration - Every 3-5 seconds
- 12-20 breaths/minute |
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Welcome to BLS CPR (Adult / Child / Infantt nfant)|
Automated External Defibrillator |
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When to use AED?
AED should be used on any adult or children (1-8 yrs), when there is, no response, no breathing and no pulse.

Following is the sequence for AED use:
• If no response
• Activate EMS (for all witnessed adult and children cardiac arrest except for drowning adult and unwitnessed children, who would need 2min/ 5 cycles of CPR before activation of EMS) and get AED • Begin CPR

How to use AED:
• Turn on AED
• Attach electrode pads (child’s pads for 1-8 yrs if available) to the victims bare chest. Place one on the upper right side of the bare chest to the right of the breast bone directly below the collar bone. Apply other pad to the left of the nipple, a few inches below the left arm pit. DO NOT use child’s pads or child’s system for adults. • Attach the wires to the AED

< !--[if !supportLists]-->• Press analyze. Clear the victim and allow AED to analyze the rhythm |

Shock advised:
If shock is advised then clear the victim and deliver a shock – press the shock button After the shock, donot check the pulse, continue CPR – beginning with chest compressions.

No Shock advised:
If no shock advised then continue CPR and...
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