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CPR Techniques
Chest Compression using one hand technique cpr Child Chest Compression Technique:
  • Position yourself at victim's side
  • Victim should be on his/her back - if trauma is suspected STABILIZE THE NECK and then roll the victim on his/her back
  • Remove the clothing
  • (One-hand technique:) Place the heel of a hand in between the nipples on the center of the chest/breast bone
  • (Two-hand technique:) Place the heel of the other hand on top of the first hand
  • With straight arms and shoulder (elbow locked at 180 degrees), directly over your hands (90 degrees to the chest), start compression
  • Push hard and fast at the rate of 100 compressions per minute
  • Push 2 inches or 1/3 the depth of the chest
  • After each compression allow the chest to return to original position

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