Chapter 6: Adult CPR

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Chapter 6: Adult CPR Steps: Put It Together

Performing CPR on Adults Video Demonstration

Adult CPR

Now that you know C-A-B method, that is, performing chest compressions, Opening the Airway, and Giving Breaths, let’s explore CPR method together and save someone from having a heart attack.

Adult CPR Steps:

  1. Ensure the safety on the scene & put on your PPE kit.
  2. Tap on the victim’s shoulder and be ready to shout “Are you okay?” It will help you check if the sudden heart attack patient is still breathing or not.
  3. Shout around to gather help.
  4. Call 9-1-1 and ask someone for an AED
  5. Check for the patient’s pulse (Do not take longer than 10 seconds here)
  6. Give 30 Chest Compressions (pressure must be about 2 to 2.4 inches only)
  7. Open the victim’s Airway (use the head-tilt chin-lift method)
  8. Give 2 Rescue Breaths (1 second each)
  9. Continue with the earlier mentioned Chest Compressions and Rescue Breaths sequence until medical professionals arrive. Be alert and aware to give approximately 100 to 120 chest compressions / minute while performing CPR on the adult. 

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