o Adjust the amount of air delivered during ventilations and consider advanced

O adjust the amount of air delivered during

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o Adjust the amount of air delivered during ventilations and consider advanced procedures to correct the problem. What do you do after the shock is delivered using the automated external defibrillator (AED)? o Begin cardiopulmonary resuscitation You have administered five abdominal thrusts in an effort to remove an airway obstruction in an unconscious child. What should you do next? o Administer five backblows You are going to perform one-rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an unconscious adult. Which of the following gives the appropriate CPR cycle? o Administer thirty chest compressions followed by two full breaths You are preparing to administer chest thrusts to a sitting adult casualty in an effort to expel an airway obstruction. You should administer each thrust with enough force to depress the sternum: o 1 ½ to 2 inches
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You have found a person who apparently fell from a high wall. The casualty is lying on his back and his back is in an abnormal position. What should you do now? o Check for the absence of respiration When two-rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is performed on an unconscious adult, what does the rescuer at the casualty’s head do? o Administers ventilations and checks the pulse You are administering rescue breathing (no chest compressions) to an infant. At what rate should you administer breaths to the infant? o 12 to 20 breaths per minute Which of the following describes a proper placement of the rescuer’s hands for administering modified abdominal thrusts to an unconscious adult casualty? o Make a fist with one hand and place the fist over the compression site; then wrap your other hand around the fist You have located a combat casualty on the battlefield. Which of the following gives the correct sequence of actions you should perform? o Check for responsiveness, then check for breathing, and then remove the casualty from immediate danger When performing chest compressions during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult casualty, where should the heel of your bottom hand be located? o Over the bottom half of the casualty’s sternum Which of the following correctly states a difference in administering the two initial ventilations of rescue breathing if the casualty is an infant rather than an adult? o With an infant, you blow smaller amounts of air into the casualty’s airway You walk into a room and see that the only other person in the room is standing with a scared look on his face. When he sees you, he quickly places his hands around his throat, but doesn’t say anything. What is he trying to indicate? o He is choking How should your arms be positioned when performing the chest compression portion of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult?
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