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1

Effective CPR done immediately after cardiac arrest increases a victim's chance of survival by?

100% (Doubles)

2

CPR and ACLS measures must begin within how many minutes to prevent brain death?

8 minutes

3

What is CPR

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

4

The NEW Chain of Survival

Early Access
Early CPR
Early Defibrillation
Early Advanced Care
Integrated Post-Cardiac Arrest Care

5

What should you do when you witness someone who collapsed?

1. Check Area Safety
2. Check Unresponsiveness
3. Call for Help

6

Steps After Determining Unconsciousness

Compression
Airway
Breathing

CAB

7

Sternum is found?

Between the 2 Nipples

8

During Chest Compression which hand do you use?

Heel of your right hand in the center of the victim's chest

9

Rate of Chest Compressions

100 per minute

10

Compress Breastbone At Least?

2 Inches Deep

11

How many times should you compress the chest initially?

30 times

12

Breaths should be given by?

2 one-second breaths

13

Pulse should be checked every?

2 minutes

14

What are shockable rhythms? (2)

Tachycardia
Ventricular Fibrillation

15

If the patient is breathing what should you do next?

Roll him to the side and put him in Recovery Position

16

[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

Until

6. EMS Arrives (AED, Doctor, Ambulance)

17

[T/F] You can make a mistake during CPR

F, you cannot make mistakes unlike in life and love

18

Do you ever stop pushing?

Not until the EMT arrives