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CPR Child

CARDIO-PULMONARY RESUSCITATION WITH RESCUE BREATHS
 
CPR is a technique that can be used on a collapsed patient in cardiac arrest to keep blood and oxygen circulating in their body.
 
Give 5 Rescue Breaths
- Blow until chest rises (about 1 second)
- Allow chest to fall before giving the other breaths
 
Give 30 Chest Compressions
- One or two hands on centre of chest between the nipple line for children over 8 years
- One hand on centre of chest between the nipple line for children aged 1-8 years
- Two fingers on centre of chest between the nipple line for children under 1 year
- Compress the chest 30 times, at a rate of 100-120 per minute to a depth of 1/3rd of the chest
 
Give 2 Rescue Breaths
- Blow until chest rises (about 1 second)
- Allow chest to to fall before giving second breath
 
Continue CPR
- 30 Chest Compressions
- 2 Rescue Breaths
 
If you are on your own, perform CPR for 1 minute before going for help!
 
Continue until
- Told to stop by the ambulance crew. Be prepared for them to ask you to continue / assist as they may have further medical interventions to consider.
- the patient starts to show signs of regaining consciousness, such as coughing, opening their eyes, speaking, or moving purposefully and starts to breathe normally
 
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