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how many different types of cpr are there

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
41 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Basic summery answer: There are 2 main types of CPR and each type has some differences for infants and small children vrs. Adults. There is basic CPR that does not require ... Read More
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Dr. Gutti Rao
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46 years experience Hospital-based practice
No: CPR standardized in us.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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No: The american heart association evaluates all research concerning CPR and recommends the best practices to follow. These change according to the curren ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Few common ones: Compression only CPR is used by bystanders; two-rescuer CPR is used by ems/medical; iac-cpr is interposed-abdominal compression-cpr--which might help ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Adults use 2 hands lower 1/2 of sternum 100+/min. Kids (1-8yo) 1 hand lower 1/2 of sternum 100+/min. Infants (
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Take the class: It's great that you are asking this question. CPR is different for infants and adults. It continues to evolve as we learn more. The introduction of ae ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
CPR: Yes, it is different from adults. You use fingers for infants and hands for adults.
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A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Selma Holden
13 years experience Family Medicine
No: If a resident is on hospice or has a dnr order, they should not be ignored or treated with less care. Often, since the goals of care are comfort, the ... Read More
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Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
CPR : Compressions should be performed with great force to be effective, just short of breaking the sternum. 100 compressions per minute.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-cpr/basics/art-20056600
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Complete instruction: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-cpr/basics/art-20056600

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