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How Do I Get Permission To Do Cpr From Someone Who Is Unconscious
Broadly speaking, cardioplumonary resuscitation (cpr), is the act of compressing the heart in an effort to create blood flow. This is typically performed as "external" or "closed chest" cpr, as taught by the america heart association. When performed with assisted ventilation, it is possible to deliver enough oxygen to the heart for it to regain its ability to ...Read more
No: If they have a pulse and are breathing, there is no need for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or chest compressions. Unconscious people can have both, one or none of the above. In the new guidelines for cpr, if you come across someone who is unconscious and not breathing, start doing rapid chest compressions. Trained medical professionals are encouraged to look for a pulse before starting cpr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can't really tell: Would need all the details and the ability to predict the hypothetical. Also, one cannot naturally exhale without inhaling (where would the air come from?). ...Read more
Whst does a massive stroke or massive heart attack look like and would cpr have saved him if he was unconscious and exhaling only? Was he already gone
See below: "unconscious and exhaling only" sounds like agonal breathing so he was not dead yet but very close to it. Both massive stroke and massive heart attack may result in severe damage to the brain because of lack of oxygen. Even if resuscitated, these patients usually don't wake up and die eventually of multiple complications. Sorry! ...Read more
Can someone with no earlier symptoms of TB get TB meningitis & go unconscious all of sudden just after having severe headache for few days?
Unlikely: Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by inhaling respiratory particles from an infected person. Tb is a slow-growing bacteria, taking months or years to cause infection. It is possible but very rare for TB to cause disseminated infection (like tuberculous meningitis) without first causing pulmonary (like shortness of breath) or constitutional symptoms (like weight loss or night sweats). Take care! ...Read more
Hello! since 2 days i have noticed that when ever I'm in hot environment i get dizziness and and I will get unconscious if i don't lye down and go out?
I'm just wondering, if you get rushed to the hospital and ur unconscious while wearing contacts, what do they do?
Remove them and save: If they know you have contacts, they will generally remove them and save them for you. Sometimes it will not be obvious you are wearing them, and if family or friends are present, they should say so. ...Read more
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