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March 2016
American Heart Association released the 2015 Guidelines this winter.
The key change is an emphasis on high quality compressions and minimizing interruptions.

 
April 2011
American Heart Association released the 2010 Guidelines this winter.
The key change is that the CPR process should start with Compressions rather than Airway, so it becomes C-A-B instead of A-B-C.

 
October 2010
See the Red Cross Position on compression-only CPR.

See the Red Cross Compression-only CPR instructions.


Latest CPR changes:

Skill

New

Old

Chest Compression RatioAdult, Child, Infant - 100 to 120/minAdult, Child, Infant - At least 100/minute
Compression DepthAdult - at least 2 inches, but not more than 2.4 inches
Child - about 2 inches
Infant - about 1.5 inches
Adult - at least 2 inches
Child - about 2 inches
Infant - about 1.5 inches

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