Flashcards in CPR Deck (10):
When is CPR performed?
Performed following cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA)
What can CPA result from?
any disease condition that ultimately affects cardiovascular or pulmonary function
What can these symptoms lead to?
4. Anesthetic drug administration
5. Vagal stimulation
6. Hypo- or hyperthermia
7. Metabolic disorders
What is critical for helping an animal who might need CPR?
Recognition of an impending CPA in a sick animal
What is done to provide the patient with adequate ventilation and circulation until spontaneous cardiopulmonary function is restored?
How many people should ideally be on the CPR team?
Where in the hospital are these things located/needed for?
1. Be large enough to accommodate CPR team
2. Have an oxygen source
3. Have good lighting
4. Have a solid surface on which to place the patient
CPR area of a hospital
What are these clinical signs of?
2. Absence of respiration
3. Absence of heartbeat or pulse
4. Fixed/dilated pupils
5. Pale or bluish mucous membranes
What is the percentage of patients that receive CPR that won't make it?