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How long should you do cpr before giving up?

How long should you do cpr before giving up?

As long as you can: If it is a baby or young adult keep doing CPR until help arrives - in hospital we have done CPR for 30 min and revived patients. ...Read more

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (Definition)

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


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What should you do if the victim vomits while giving cpr?

What should you do if the victim vomits while giving cpr?

Side,sweep,resume: Turn them on there side, sweep there mouth out and resume compressions. The new standards for layperson CPR focus on fast and hard compressions without ventilation's to keep circulation going until advanced help arrives. That said i think it is reasonable to stop briefly to clear the airway to prevent material from entering the airway. ...Read more

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How long can your heart be stopped before cpr will no longer be successful?

How long can your heart be stopped before cpr will no longer be successful?

No Absolute Time Cap: As in respiratory failure, CPR results depend upon the condition of the patient, the cause of the problem, "time down", the end organ damage & the effectiveness & conditions of the resuscitation. Full recovery may be possible after minutes to hours of cpr. But, as a rule, after cardiac arrest, outcomes are not good, unless effective resuscitation is accomplished rapidly ... Within minutes.Mfm. ...Read more

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Procedure for cpr?

CPR : Compressions should be performed with great force to be effective, just short of breaking the sternum. 100 compressions per minute. ...Read more

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How do you perform CPR?

Complete instruction: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-cpr/basics/art-20056600

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How can cpr save lives?

How can cpr save lives?

It does every day: Cpr, especially when administered immediately saves lives by keeping circulation going from the heart to the brain.This keeps oxygenation up enough to prevent death and buys time for the emergency personnel to arrive. ...Read more

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How is CPR administered?

Instructions >: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-cpr/basics/art-20056600

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How do you do cpr on a baby?

How do you do cpr on a baby?

See this video:: It's probably best to go to an infant CPR class but there are many videos on the internet. Take a look at this one: http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=rm2z8glgl8c. ...Read more