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QUESTION 3

Which of the following choices will give the victim the Best Chance of Survival?

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Clinical vs. Biological Death

It is important to act fast! Immediate CPR and Defibrillation within 3-5 minutes will give the victim the best chance of survival.

Clinical Death is when your heart stops pumping blood. Without CPR, Biological Death begins to set in about 4-6 minutes later. Biological Death is where the victim’s brain is damaged and cells in the victim’s heart, brain and other organs die from a lack of oxygen. The damage caused by Biological Death is irreversible. CPR will provide an oxygen rich supply of blood to the brain and major organs to prevent the onset of Biological Death. If a victim is resuscitated within the first 4 minutes of cardiac arrest, there is little chance of permanent damage. Between 4-6 minutes Biological Death will set in and there is a possibility of permanent brain damage. After the onset of Biological Death that amount of damage will become progressively worst from about 6-11 minutes. After 11 minutes without a supply of oxygen to the brain the victim will have little chance of survival. These numbers can vary greatly when hypothermia is a factor, especially in the case of a cold water drowning. By providing an oxygen rich supply of blood to the victim, CPR can postpone the onset of Biological Death until advanced cardiac care can be administered.


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Thank you! I enjoyed your CPR course, it was very informative.
Jackson
2017-09-27 14:17:38
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I'm sorry for your loss. You did the right thing. It's best to perform CPR for as long as possible. If you can provide an oxygenated flow of blood to the heart then the victim still has a chance. I've seen people survive after 30 minutes.
AEDCPR
2017-09-26 15:48:28
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How long should I do CPR?
We called 911 and waited 20 minutes for a paramedic. I did CPR for as long as I could. They started CPR again when they got here. But someone told me after 5 minutes I'm wasting my time. Mom didn't make it.
Jackson
2017-09-26 14:13:10
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I'm sorry for your loss. You did the right thing. It's best to perform CPR for as long as possible. If you can provide an oxygenated flow of blood to the heart then the victim still has a chance. I've seen people survive after 30 minutes.
AEDCPR
2017-09-26 15:48:28

Thank you! I enjoyed your CPR course, it was very informative.
Jackson
2017-09-27 14:17:38