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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) 

CPR (2)
Correct Position for CPR

For an adult that does not demonstrate signs of life, begin CPR using the following steps:

  • Open airway and give 2 rescue breaths
  • Compress chest 30 times
  • Give 2 rescue breaths
  • Compress chest 30 times
  • Continue cycle of 2 breaths and 30 chest compressions
Heimlich Maneuver
A choking victim cannot speak or breathe and needs your help immediately. Follow these steps to help a choking victim:
  • From behind, wrap your arms around the victim’s waist.
  • Make a fist and place the thumb side of your fist against the victim’s upper abdomen, below the ribcage and above the navel.
  • Grasp your fist with your other hand and press into the upper abdomen with a quick upper thrust. Do not squeeze the ribcage; confine the force of the thrust to your hands.
  • Repeat until object is expelled.

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