CPR Review Sheet

Checking a Conscious Person - pg. 36-38

    - Check scene then person

    - Obtain Consent - (May I help you? State name and experience)

    - Call 9-1-1 ONLY for life threatening conditions

    - Ask person:

         What is your name?

            What happened?

            Where do you feel pain or discomfort?

            Do you have allergies?

            Do you have medical conditions?

            Are you taking any medications?

            When did you last eat or drink?

    - Check head to toe:

           *Remind them not to move the injured body part!*

             Temperature

                (Neck) Move head from side to side

                Shrug Shoulders

                Breathe in (Deep breath)

                Move shoulders, bend elbows, move wrists and fingers

                Move legs, bend knees, move ankles and toes

        **Also check for bleeding, medical conditions and signals of pain

    - Continue to monitor their ABC's (Airway, Breathing, Circulation)

 

        **Major differences between conscious adult and child check:

                    - Ask parent/guardian for permission

                    - Begin with the toes (toe to head check)

 

Checking an Unconscious Adult - pg. 39

   - Check scene then check person

   - Tap/shake person and ask "Are you ok?!"

   - If no response CALL 9-1-1 this person's unconscious!!

   - If the person is face down, roll them over

        Arm straight (closest to you)

          One hand on hip, one hand supporting head and neck

          Gently roll person TOWARDS  YOU onto their back

    - Open airway (tilt head, lift chin) and Check for signs of life for no      more than 10 seconds (Count Out loud and look toward their chest!)

    - If not breathing, give two rescue breaths

        pinch nose and keep airway open

    - If begin to breathe, place in recovery position

       Put their arm straight that is furthest from you

        One hand on hip and one hand supporting head and neck

        Gently roll them away from you onto their side (NOT THEIR STOMACH)

    AND monitor their ABC's (airway, breathing, and circulation)

    - If breaths do go in, but they show no signs of life, quickly scan body for severe bleeding and begin CPR

 

 

Conscious Choking Adult - pg. 60

    - Check scene, then check person

    - Are you choking?

    - Call 9-1-1!! This Person's Choking!!

    - Obtain Consent (May I help you? I am trained in Adult CPR)

    - Lean person forward and give 5 back blows

        One arm across person's chest with your hand resting in person's shoulder

          Other hand between shoulder blades (Heel of hand, Open palm)

    - 5 abdominal thrust

        Find belly button

          Make fist with other hand

          Place fist above betty button

          Thumb-side of fist should be "in" (against persons stomach)

    - Continue back blows and abdominal thrusts until:

           Object is forced out

              Person can breathe of cough forcefully

              Person becomes unconscious

        *if they become unconscious, treat like an unconscious choking victim*

 

How to Give Rescue Breath - Adult - pg. 63

       - Look in book -

     *breaths should last 1 second

 

CPR Adult - pg. 86-87

   - Check scene then check person

   - Tap/shake person and ask "Are you ok?!"

   - If no response CALL 9-1-1 this person's unconscious!!

   - If the person is face down, roll them over

        Arm straight (closest to you)

          One hand on hip, one hand supporting head and neck

          Gently roll person TOWARDS  YOU onto their back

    - Open airway (tilt head, lift chin) and Check for signs of life for no      more than 10 seconds (Count OUT LOUD and look toward their chest!)

    - If not breathing, give two rescue breaths

        pinch nose and keep airway open

    - If breaths go in, but person shows no signs of life, begin CPR:

        30 chest compressions (COUNT OUT LOUD!)

        2 breaths

    **Continue this cycle until:

            Scene becomes unsafe

               You find a sing of life

               AED is ready to use

               You are too exhausted to continue

               Another trained responder arrives and takes over

 

Unconscious Choking Adult - pg. 88-89

   - Check scene then check person

   - Tap/shake person and ask "Are you ok?!"

   - If no response CALL 9-1-1 this person's unconscious!!

   - If the person is face down, roll them over

        Arm straight (closest to you)

          One hand on hip, one hand supporting head and neck

          Gently roll person TOWARDS  YOU onto their back

    - Open airway (tilt head, lift chin) and Check for signs of life for no      more than 10 seconds (Count Out loud and look toward their chest!)

    - If not breathing, give two rescue breaths

        pinch nose and keep airway open

     - If breaths Do Not go in, reposition head (tilt farther back) and try 2 more rescue breaths

    - If breaths still Do Not go in, Give 30 chest compressions (remove breathing barrier)

    - Check mouth for food

    - If no food, give 2 more breaths (to check if airway is clear and breaths will go in yet)

    - If breaths still do not do in continue 30 chest compressions

    - Check mouth for food

    - If food, scoop it out (using 1 finger)

    - Give two more rescue breaths (to make sure airway is now clear)

    - If breaths:

                Do Not go in still: continue 30 chest compressions, check for food and 2 breaths

                Do go in: Check for signs of life

                                    OPEN airway!

                                             Lower your face near person's mouth

                                             Look toward chest

                                             Count to 10 Out loud!

            *Give care based one conditions found

                            If breathing, stay with them and monitor A, B, C's

                            If no signs of life, begin CPR

 

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