CPR AED First Aid

CPR Skills Summary

Step/Action
 
Adult
over 12 years
Child
1 to 12 years
Infant
under 1 year
Compressions
Compression landmarksIn the center of chest
Push hard and fast. Allow complete recoil2 hands: Heel of 1 hand, second hand on top2 hands: Heel of 1 hand, second on top
Or 1 hand: Heel of 1 hand only
2 fingers
Compression depthat least 2 inchesabout 2 inchesabout 1 1/2 inches
Compression rate100 to 120/min
Compression Ventilation ratio30:2
AirwayHead tilt / chin lift
Breaths
Initial
2 breaths at 1 second/breath
Foreign body airway obstructionBack blows
Abdominal thrusts
Back slaps and chest thrusts
Defibrillation
AEDUse adult pads. Do not use child pads.Use after 5 cycles of CPR.
Use child pads if available.
If not, use adult AED and pads.

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