Standard – CPR / AED Review

Make sure to ask the patient if he/she is okay, before performing any tasks. Also, remember the ratio of chest compressions over breathing 30:2. Remember to Look, Listen and feel for breathing. Make sure to check for anything blocking the patient's airway. Rescuer may perform tasks simultaneously.

CPR for Infants (Age Less Than 1 Year, Excluding Newborns)
   Witnessed Collapse: call 911 or have someone call
   Un-Witnessed Collapse: perform CPR (for 2 minutes), call 911 or have someone call
   Chest compressions - 100-120/min
   Perform CPR - Circulate, Airway, Breathing (C-A-B’s)
   Compressions at about 1½ inches (4 cm) - 1/3 AP diameter of chest
   30:2 compressions over breaths (seal infant’s mouth and nose) - 2 Rescuers 15:2
   2 Rescuers: 2 thumbs compression
   Use AED as soon as it's available

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CPR for Children (Age 1 Year to Puberty)
   Witnessed Collapse: call 911 or have someone call
   Un-Witnessed Collapse: perform CPR (for 2 minutes), call 911 or have someone call
   Chest compressions - 100-120/min
   Perform CPR - Circulate, Airway, Breathing (C-A-B’s)
   Compressions at about 2 inches (5 cm) - 1/3 AP diameter of chest
   30:2 compressions over breaths - 2 Rescuers 15:2
   2 Rescuers: Perform tasks simultaneously
   Use AED as soon as it's available

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CPR for Adults & Adolescents
   Check for life
   Before performing CPR call 911 or have someone else call
   Chest compressions - 100-120/min
   2 Rescuers: Perform tasks simultaneously
   Perform CPR – Circulate, Airway, Breathing (C-A-B’s)
   Compressions at about 2 inches (5 cm)
   1 or 2 rescuers - 30:2 compressions over breaths
   Use AED as soon as it's available

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