Flashcards in  Adult Basic Life Support for Health Workers Deck (18):
Effective CPR done immediately after cardiac arrest increases a victim's chance of survival by?
CPR and ACLS measures must begin within how many minutes to prevent brain death?
What is CPR
The NEW Chain of Survival
Early Advanced Care
Integrated Post-Cardiac Arrest Care
What should you do when you witness someone who collapsed?
1. Check Area Safety
2. Check Unresponsiveness
3. Call for Help
Steps After Determining Unconsciousness
Sternum is found?
Between the 2 Nipples
During Chest Compression which hand do you use?
Heel of your right hand in the center of the victim's chest
Rate of Chest Compressions
100 per minute
Compress Breastbone At Least?
2 Inches Deep
How many times should you compress the chest initially?
Breaths should be given by?
2 one-second breaths
Pulse should be checked every?
What are shockable rhythms? (2)
If the patient is breathing what should you do next?
Roll him to the side and put him in Recovery Position
[Most Important Card for the Exam]
Memorize the Steps!
1. Survey the Scene
2. Check for Responsiveness
"Hey, hey, are you okay?"
3. Call for Help! Activate the EMS!
Quick check pulse within 10 seconds
4. C - Chest Compressions
30x; 100/minute; 2 inches deep
Push hard and fast
5. B - Breathing
2 Breaths (1 second/breath)
Chest Compressions 30x
Continue Cycles 30:2 Compression: Ventilation
Quick check pulse every 2 minutes
6. EMS Arrives (AED, Doctor, Ambulance)
[T/F] You can make a mistake during CPR
F, you cannot make mistakes unlike in life and love