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Mouth To Mouth Resuscitation
CPR: Call 911. You already know how to. Mouth to mouth resuscitation is the start of cpr. Alternate that with chest compressions. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Effective oxygenatio: Mouth to mouth after ruling out any bodies in the mouth help to oxygenate the pressure by overcoming airway resistance from the carioresp. Failure/arrest.It opens up airways and and makes the air to reach the lungs . Soon after mouth to mouth is started , has to get CPR as heart and lungs fn together as a unit. No use of reviving one sys(pulmonary-lung. Needs chest compressions with asst.Breaths. ...Read more
Resuscitation: I recall from medical school doing mouth to nose resuscitation when there is blockage in mouth or other reasons that disable you from getting air through mouth, and visa versa. ...Read more
What effect of carbon dioxide of a rescuer's air have on a victim during mouth to mouth resuscitation?
No effect: Generally small enough percentage that is doesn't make a difference. The idea is to get oxyden into the victim, that's what is needed. ...Read more
Few things: Patient's chest wall expanding well with your good efforts at mouth to mouth which you can see while doing, pts' efforts to come back to life like improving colour of skin from pallor/blue from cyanosis to better colour, blinking his eyes, body movements, efforts to cough, efforts to get up on his/her own from the lying surface, vital signs returning such as carotid pulse, spont.Breath efforts, moans. ...Read more
WHO INVENTED CPR: No that is not the case CPR was first described by a french doctor in 1741, to give mouth to mouth resuscitation to dying victims.Since then we have come a long way and its evolution started in serious terms in earlu 1970s and it has had many changes over the years and many changes may take place in future.But it is not invented by firemen but by medical specialists. ...Read more
Central lines: During an emergency resuscitation, it is necessary to rapidly administer fluids as well as medications intravenously. This is easier to do via the larger caliber "central" veins rather than the peripheral veins. Therefore, a central line is often quickly established in the subclavian vein, internal jugular vein, or femoral vein. These can also be useful for drawing venous blood for urgent labwork. ...Read more
Safety/authority/DNR: When dictated by proper authority. When a valid dnr is brought forward. When it is not safe to continue or the rescuer can no longer perform. Is this a test question? Please do not use my answer for your grade! ...Read more
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