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QUESTION 18

What is the Rate of Compressions in an adult?

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Begin CPR

If the victim is not breathing and has no pulse, begin CPR. Take your hand from the top of the victim’s head and place heel of your palm on the lower half of the sternum between the victim's nipples, Now take your other hand, place it over the hand on the victim's chest and interlock your fingers. Position yourself so that your arms are perpendicular to the victim. Compress the victim’s chest at least 2 inches or 5cm. Compress at a rate of 100-120 per minute. Be sure to push hard and fast. Perform 30 compressions and then give 2 breaths. After 5 cycles of 30 compressions and 2 breaths, reassess the victim starting with a pulse check. If necessary, continue CPR with a compression to ventilation ratio of 30:2 and reassess after every 5 cycles.

To give rescue breaths, first open the victim’s airway. This is done with the head tilt/chin lift. Place your hand of the victim’s forehead while gently lifting the victim's chin with 2 fingers from your other hand. While you can’t swallow your tongue, when unconscious it can fall to the back of the mouth and block the victim’s airway. Sometimes the head tilt/chin lift will cause spontaneous respirations.

Begin CPR

If the victim is not breathing and has no pulse, begin CPR. Take your hand from the top of the victim’s head and place heel of your palm on the lower half of the sternum between the victim's nipples, Now take your other hand, place it over the hand on the victim's chest and interlock your fingers. Position yourself so that your arms are perpendicular to the victim. Compress the victim’s chest at least 2 inches or 5cm. Compress at a rate of 100-120 per minute. Be sure to push hard and fast. Perform 30 compressions and then give 2 breaths. After 5 cycles of 30 compressions and 2 breaths, reassess the victim starting with a pulse check. If necessary, continue CPR with a compression to ventilation ratio of 30:2 and reassess after every 5 cycles.

To give rescue breaths, first open the victim’s airway. This is done with the head tilt/chin lift. Place your hand of the victim’s forehead while gently lifting the victim's chin with 2 fingers from your other hand. While you can’t swallow your tongue, when unconscious it can fall to the back of the mouth and block the victim’s airway. Sometimes the head tilt/chin lift will cause spontaneous respirations.

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Just keep performing CPR. If you lose count, guess where you're at at keep going. The number of compressions and ventilations for CPR are not critical. It's not bad if you do 6 sets of compressions/ventilations or just 3 instead of 5. It's more important that the compressions and ventilations are done correctly. If you are using an AED, you will be prompted to stop CPR at set intervals.
AEDCPR
2017-10-22 15:50:38
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What if I lose count?
What if I lose count during CPR?
Jon
2017-10-22 10:44:53
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Just keep performing CPR. If you lose count, guess where you're at at keep going. The number of compressions and ventilations for CPR are not critical. It's not bad if you do 6 sets of compressions/ventilations or just 3 instead of 5. It's more important that the compressions and ventilations are done correctly. If you are using an AED, you will be prompted to stop CPR at set intervals.
AEDCPR
2017-10-22 15:50:38