The implementation of CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) should be done by people trained for this, but since emergencies do not wait for instruction, at least cleaning these step-by-step instructions will help you prepare if you need to know how to perform CPR. If you want to receive CPR training and certification, you can get a certificate for CPR on the Internet or contact the local American Red Cross for certification classes. The steps of CPR are slightly different for infants and children than for adults. The following are steps to perform adult CPR:
Step one: make sure that you are not in danger. It’s nice to be ready to save the victim, but look at your surroundings to make sure that you yourself will not become a victim.
Step two: try to wake the victim. Call 911. If the victim moves, moans or shows signs of breathing, you do not need to perform CPR. In the field of medicine, achievements and improvements are constantly being improved. Surgery and procedures are performed differently than they were just a few years ago, reducing the amount of pain that patients experience, the amount of time that patients remain in the hospital after surgery, and the amount of time it takes to restore the patient from surgery. This is just one example of how knowledge and achievements have improved the field of medicine. Hands-only CPR is another example of how medicine has improved and improved.
Step Three: Check if the victim was hurt. Tilt the victim’s head gently and put your ear to the affected mouth to feel and listen for breathing. At the same time, look at the chest to see if any movement from breathing occurs. If the victim breathes, you do not need to perform CPR.
Step Four: If there is no breath, start rescue breathing. Make sure that the victim’s airway is open, tilting his head back. Pinch the victim’s nose, make a seal on the mouth of the victim’s mouth (or use the CPR mask if you have one) and blow the breath into the victim’s mouth to see how the chest rises. When the chest falls, repeat the repeated breath.
Step Five: Start compressing the chest by placing the heel of your hand on the middle of the victim’s chest and tighten the fingers with the other hand, placing the other hand on the upper arm. Push the chest approximately 1.5-2 inches and allow the chest to fully go back before giving another squeeze. Give 30 compressions, counting “one thousand, two thousand, three thousand” to make sure that you make them at the correct rate.
Step Six: repeat the breathing breath for two breaths, turn your head to open the airway, and immediately give the first breath without first checking for breathing. When the chest rises and returns to its normal position, give a second wind.
Step seven: repeat the compression of the chest and give 30 compressions.
Step Eight: Repeat emergency breathing and chest compression steps for about two minutes or until the emergency service arrives.
Step Nine: After two minutes, tilt the victim’s head back and put your ear to your mouth to check your breathing. Look for the rise and fall of the chest. If the victim breathes, do not continue CPR. If the victim is still not breathing, continue CPR with rescue breaths and chest compression until help arrives.
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