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Flashcards in CPR Deck (10):
1

CPR stands for what?

CardioPulmonary Resuscitation

2

CPR is a combanation of ________ and _________

Rescue breathing and chest compressions

3

CPR is used on victims thought to be in _________

Cardiac arrest.

4

When cardiac arrest occurs CPR can..

Support a small amount of blood flow to the heart and brain.

5

CPR is used to?

"Buy time" until normal heart fuction is restored.

6

The steps for CPR have changed from the ________ method.

A/B/C (airway/breathing/circulation)

7

The new CPR method is the ________ meothed.

(CAB) C/A/B (Circulation/Airway/Breathing)

8

All rescers should be certified and refer to procedures published by _________ and ___________

American Heart Association (AHA) and American Red Cross (ARC)

9

What is the key to survival for victims of cardiac arrest?

Recognition of the arrest and immediate activation of the emergency response system.

10

What are the steps of the survival chain?

-Recognition/Activation of CPR
-Chest compression
-AED/Defibrillator
-Rapid defibrillation
-EMT/Ambulance
-Post-cardiac arrest care