5 Steps to Perform CPR in Adults, Child, infant and Pet

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a technique used in an emergency when a person’s heart has stopped beating and their breathing has stopped.

CPR What is it?:

Cardio = HEART
Pulmonary = LUNGS
Resuscitate = REVIVE
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) refers to basic airway management, artificial ventilation, and chest compressions to provide oxygen and circulation to core organs: the heart, brain, and lungs. In children, CPR has been shown to improve survival from drowning, and it may also benefit patients in CPA from other causes.

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5 Steps to Performing CPR

1: Access Scene Safety:

Check the area for any safety hazards that may be harmful to you.

2: Check for Responsiveness:

Tap the victim’s shoulder and shout, “Are you OK?”

3: Look for Normal Breathing:

Look for normal chest rise and fall.

4: Call 9-1-1: if no response,

Call 9-1-1 or send someone else to do so.

Make sure the victim is lying on a firm and flat surface facing upwards.

5: Start CPR:

Basic Life support chain in adults:

If not breathing and unresponsive.

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