PPproject 2 Urraca - head and neck Open airway by...

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Roselawn City Lions Soranyi Urraca
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Cardiopulmoray Resuscitation, or CPR, is a lifesaving procedure that should be asministered only by a properly rained individual. The procedure focuses on three areas called the ABCs of CPR: Airway, Breathing, and Circulation. Before beginning any CPR procedure, you must: 1. Determine responsiveness 2. Determine breathlessness 3. Determine pulselessness
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CPR – The Breath of Life Determine Responsiveness A is for Airway B is for Breathing C is for Circulation
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Warning: Begin CPR only if you have been trained properly!
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Determine Responsiveness If victim appears unconscious, gently shake him/her and shout, “Are you OK?” If no response, have someone call Emergency Medical Services (911) If alone, call EMS before proceeding to ABCs
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A is for Airway Roll victim onto his/her back, supporting
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Unformatted text preview: head and neck Open airway by head-tilt/chin-lift maneuver Look, listen, and feel for breathing for 3 to 5 seconds If no response, proceed to B B is for Breathing Pinch shut the victim’s nose and put your mouth over victim’s mouth making a tight seal Give two slow breaths If breathing does not go though (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 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...
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2011 for the course COMPUTER CGS2100 taught by Professor Sanders during the Spring '09 term at Florida State College.

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