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Welcome to Adult CPR

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
One and Two Rescuer:
  • 30:2 chest compressions to ventilations (breaths)
  • For two rescuers: change the compressor/ rescuer every 2 minutes, i.e. every 5 cycles to avoid fatigue.

Special Situations:
If a person is drowning or a victim of foreign body airway obstruction, complete the 5 cycles or 2 minutes of CPR before activating the EMS (If only one rescuer is present and the EMS has not been activated)

  • Recognition of cardiac arrest (no response and no breathing or only gasping breaths)
  • Activation of EMS
  • Immediate CPR (chest compressions followed by breaths)
  • Rapid use of AED if available

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