Health: CPR

25 July 2022
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About how many seconds should you check for breathing?
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No more than 10 seconds
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When giving a rescue breath, you should:
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Readjust and blow again if the chest does not rise. Blow in for about 1 second and make the chest clearly rise.
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A cycle of chest compressions and rescue breath in CPR is:
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30 Chest compressions for every 2 rescue breaths
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What care should you give to a conscious adult or child who is choking and cannot cough, speak or breathe:
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Give 5 back blows and 5 abdominal thrusts
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One signal of a breathing emergency in an infant is:
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Making a Wheezing or high-pitched sound.
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How should you care for a conscious infant who is choking and cannot cough, cry or breath?
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Give 5 back blows and 5 chest thrusts to clear the airway.
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To give chest compressions, your hands (or fingers of one hand for an infant) should be placed:
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In the middle of the chest along the breastbone.
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If a person is suffering from pain or discomfort in the chest that lasts more than 3 or 5 minutes or that goes away and comes back, this person is most likely having:
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A heart attack
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Effective chest compressions:
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Allow the chest to return to its normal position. Are smooth, regular and given straight up and down. Are delivered fast, about 100 compressions per minute.
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Care for a person who is unconscious and has a blocked airway includes:
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Giving chest compressions. Looking for an object between compressions and breaths.
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You should continue CPR until:
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The scene becomes unsafe The person shows an obvious sign of life Another trained responder or EMS personnel take over You are too exhausted to continue
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Which of the following is a link in the Cardiac Chain of Survival?
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Early defibrillation, Early CPR, Early recognition and early access to the EMS, Early access to advanced medical care
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It is important to follow the links of the Cardiac Chain of Survival because:
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It helps improve the chance of survival
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About how many cycles of CPR should you perform in 2 minutes?
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5
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When giving a rescue breath during CPR, each breath should last about:
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1 second
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When cardiac arrest occurs and as AED becomes available, it should be used soon as possible.
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True
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Early CPR and early defibrillation can:
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Save the lives of more people in cardiac arrest.
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If during the second analysis, the AED prompts "no shock advised," you should:
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Resume CPR until the AED reanalyzes or you find an obvious sign of life.
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What should you do before the AED analyzes the heart rhythm?
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Ensure that no one, including you, is touching the person.
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When preparing an AED for use, what is the first thing you should do?
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Turn on the AED
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The AED pads should normally be placed on:
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The upper right and lower left sides of the chest.
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Why is it important to stand clear and not touch the person while the AED is analyzing or defibrillating?
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You or someone else could be injured by the shock., You might prevent the AED from analyzing the heart rhythm properly
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If the AED pads risk touching each other such as with a small child or an infant you should.
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Place one pad in the middle of the chest and the other on the back between the shoulder blades.
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Assuming that someone has brought an AED to you, put in order the steps you should you take once the AED has arrived?
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1. Turn on AED 2. Wipe bare chest dry 3. Attach pads to chest 4. Plug in connector, if necessary 5. Stand clear 6. Analyze heart rhythm 7. Deliver shock if needed or continue CPR
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Which of the following statements about defibrillation is true?
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It is an electrical shock that may help the heart to resume an effective rhythm to a person in sudden cardiac arrest.
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You see a woman collapse in front of you while entering the lobby of your office building. You check the scene and then check the person for consciousness, but she does not respond. What should you do next?
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Call or have someone call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number
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What is the purpose of Good Samaritan law?
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To help protect people who voluntarily give care without accepting anything in return
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What should you do if the person does not give consent?
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Do not give care but instead call 9-1-1 or local emergency number.
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The steps to follow in an emergency are:
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Check-Call-Care
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For which injury or illness should you call 9-1-1. The person has a cough and runny nose. The person has trouble breathing. The person has an earache. The person has a stomachache that goes away.
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The person has trouble breathing.
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All of the following are indications that an emergency has occurred EXCEPT: Breaking glass or screeching tires. Strong odors. Screaming or moaning. Children playing and laughing.
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Children playing and laughing.
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What should you do when checking a conscious person?
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Ask questions Do not touch or move painful, injured areas on the body. Get consent to give care.
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About how many second should you check for breathing?
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No more than 10 seconds
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You determine that a person may be in shock. Do each of the following EXCEPT. Give the person water. Monitor the person's condition. Have the person lie down. Keep the person from getting chilled or overheated
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Give the person water
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By following standard precautions to protect yourself and the injured or ill person, you can:
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Minimize the risk of disease transmission.