Flashcards in Block III - CPR Deck (7)
What does CPR stand for?
Combination of rescue breathing and chest compressions delivered to victims thought to be in cardiac arrest. CPR can support a small amount of blood flow to the heart and brain to buy time until normal heart function is restored.
Steps for CPR.
What are the chest compression/rescue breathing for a single rescuer/assisted rescuer?
30 Chest compressions to 2 breaths for a single rescuer. 15 and 2 for assisted.
What is the recommended rate of chest compressions per minute when performing CPR?
100 compressions per minute.
The steps of the survival chain.
Recognition/Activation of CPR, Chest Compressions, AED/Defibrillator, Rapid Defibrillation, Effective Advanced Life Support (EMTs, Ambulance), Integrated Post-Cardiac Arrest Care.