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An Animated Guide to Perform CPR

HOW TO PERFORM CPR CPR SAVES LIVES. .IF YOU ACT QUICKLY 400,000 AT 4 MINUTES ZZ88 without oxygen, permanent brain damage sets in. cardiac arrests happen outside of hospitals each year in the U.S. AT 8 - 10 MINUTES Hands-Only CPR can 8888 DOUBLE or TRIPLE without oxygen, death can occur. of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients die because no one on an adult patient's chance of survival! the scene gave CPR. BEFORE YOU START 1. Check for responsiveness. • Tap the shoulder and shout,"Are you okay?" 2. Call for medical emergency services if no response. • If others are nearby, shout for help and send a specific • If you're alone, call 911 (or your local person to call 911 (or your local animal hospital) for you. animal hospital) and explain the situation. 3. For Humans Only: If you're near an AED (defibrillator); follow the instructions to give one shock to the patient. FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN 9 AND OLDER: HANDS-ONLY CPR Lay the patient on their back and kneel next to their neck and shoulders. FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN AND INFANTS If no breathing, give Tilt the head back 1 slightly and lift the chin to open the 2 rescue breaths: CHILD INFANT airway and check for breathing. Pinch the nose Make a complete shut and make seal over the a complete seal mouth and nose. over the mouth. 100X a minute Blow in for 1 second Give 30 chest 3 so the chest visibly 4 compressions: rises. CHILD INFANT Push with 1 or 2 Push with 2 - 3 fingers about 1.5 inches deep hands about 2 inches deep REPEAT ONCE (about 1/3 - 1/2 (about 1/3 - 1/2 chest depth). chest depth). At least 100x/minute. 9 REPEAT STEPS 3-4 5 Note: Both rescue breathing and chest compressions are practiced in child and infant CPR because blocked airways are the leading cause for cardiac arrests for this age group. FOR DOGS AND CATS FOR MOST MEDIUM - GIANT DOG BREEDS: • Position the animal on its side (either side is fine). • Using the 2-handed technique, place your hands over the widest part of the chest. FOR DEEP, FOR CATS AND DOGS <10KG (OR 22LBS): NARROW-CHESTED DOGS LIKE GREYHOUNDS: Use the 1-handed technique, • Using the 2-handed technique, position your hands directly over the heart. wrapping the hand over the sternum and heart. FOR BARREL-CHESTED DOGS LIKE ENGLISH BULLDOGS: Note: Both rescue breathing and chest compressions are practiced in animal CPR because airway obstruction • Place on its back and use the same positioning is the leading reason to perform the procedure. and technique as for adult humans. WHETHER ADULT, CHILD, INFANT, OR PET, DO NOT STOP UNLESS: The patient An EMS or An AED is The scene You are starts breathing. another citizen ready to use. becomes physically responder unsafe. unable to takes over. continue. SOURCES: CustomProductCatalog/m6440194_HandsOnlyCPRsheet.pdf O CARRINGTON The Starting Point for Health Care Careers. eX

An Animated Guide to Perform CPR

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