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Welcome to BLS CPR (Adult / Child / Infant)

Infant CPR
Chest compression using two finger technique on infant One Rescuer:
  • 30:2 chest compressions to ventilations (breaths), using two finger technique below nipple line to compress on the chest

Two Rescuers:
  • 15:2 chest compressions to ventilations (breaths)
  • For compression: use two thumbs encircling hand technique i.e. encircle the infant's chest with both hands; spread your fingers around the chest, and place your thumbs together over the lower third of the sternum. Forcefully compress the sternum with your thumbs
  • For two rescuers: change the compressor rescuer every 2 minutes or every 5 cycles to avoid fatigue.

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