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Can an AED machine determine if someone needs to be shocked?
When the pads are in place, the AED automatically measures the person’s heart rhythm and determines if a shock is needed. If it is, the machine tells the user to stand back and push a button to deliver the shock. The AED is programmed not to deliver a shock if a shock isn’t needed.
What is the best way to open the airway of an unresponsive adult with no suspected C spine injury?
Airway: tilt the head back and lift the neck to clear the airway. Breathing: pinch the victim’s nose and give 2 breaths, watching for the chest to rise with each breath. Circulation: if there is no pulse, perform 30 chest compressions 2 hands, 2 inches.
What is the next step when an adult choking individual becomes unresponsive?
If the victim becomes unresponsive, call, or have someone call 911. Then provide CPR, beginning with chest compressions. Check mouth for object before giving breaths. Self-treating choking If you are alone when choking, give yourself abdominal thrusts to try to expel the object.
What is the next step when an adult choking individual becomes unresponsive give rescue breaths activate the emergency response system defibrillate check for pulse?
A choking victim becomes unresponsive while you are doing abdominal thrusts for severe choking. You ease the victim to the floor and send someone to activate emergency response system. What should you do next? Begin CPR.
What to do if someone is choking and unresponsive?
- Give 5 back blows. Stand to the side and just behind a choking adult. For a child, kneel down behind.
- Give 5 abdominal thrusts. Perform five abdominal thrusts (also known as the Heimlich maneuver).
- Alternate between 5 blows and 5 thrusts until the blockage is dislodged.
What is the first thing to do for someone who appears to be choking and unable to respond verbally?
What is the first thing to do for someone who is choking and unable to respond verbally? A. Perform the Heimlich maneuver. Ask the person if he or she is choking.
When should you not give rescue breaths?
Do not give rescue breaths. the person starts showing signs of life and starts to breathe normally. you are too exhausted to continue (if there is a helper, you can change over every one-to-two minutes, with minimal interruptions to chest compressions)
Is it important to wait for the chest to come back to its original position after each compression?
It is not important to wait for the chest to come back to its original position after each compression.
What is the recommended rate for effective compressions for adult child?
Compressions are important because they pump blood to the rest of the body. Push hard, push fast: Compress at a rate of at least 100/120 min with a depth of at least 2 inches (5cm) no more than 2.4 for adults, approximately 2 inches (5cm) for children, and approximately 1 ½ or 1.5 inches (4cm) for infants.
What is the most important reason to be aware of your location CPR?
What is the most important reason to be aware of your location? When calling 911, you need to inform the dispatcher of your location. Before administering first aid, you must always make sure that the scene is safe for you and your victim. If the victim is responsive, you should introduce yourself and offer to help.