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CPR techniques
Adult Chest Compression Technique:

Position yourself on the victim's side

Victim should be on his/her back. If trauma is suspected STABILIZE THE NECK and then roll the victim over on his/her back

Remove the clothing

Place the heel of a hand in between the nipples on the center of the chest/breast bone

Place the heel of the other hand on top of the first hand

With straight arms and shoulder (elbow locked) directly over your hands (90 degrees to the chest), start compression

Push hard and fast at the rate of 100 compressions per minute

Push the chest 2 inches deep

After each compression allow the chest to return to original position

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