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How could mouth to mouth resuscitation keep people alive?

How could mouth to mouth resuscitation keep people alive?

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

Mouth (Definition)

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


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How can you save someone from death by mouth to mouth resuscitation in the countryside?

How can you save someone from death by mouth to mouth resuscitation in the countryside?

CPR: Call 911. You already know how to. Mouth to mouth resuscitation is the start of cpr. Alternate that with chest compressions. ...Read more

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Can you get exposed to thrush from doing mouth to mouth resuscitation?

Can you get exposed to thrush from doing mouth to mouth resuscitation?

Yes, but...: While you can be exposed to the yeast that causes thrush, most people with a normal immune system will not develop thrush. ...Read more

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What're the differences between a mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and a mouth to nose resuscitation?

What're the differences between a mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and a mouth to nose resuscitation?

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

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What effect of carbon dioxide of a rescuer's air have on a victim during mouth to mouth resuscitation?

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

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How will i know if the mouth-to-mouth and nose resuscitation i performed is effective?

How will i know if the mouth-to-mouth and nose resuscitation i performed is effective?

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

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What is resuscitation in a hospital?

What is resuscitation in a hospital?

CPR: Resuscitation is defined as any medical intervention to sustain life, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for cardiac arrest. However, resuscitation is not limited solely to CPR. Patients who require resuscitation in the hospital are usually critically-ill requiring life support in the setting of an intensive care unit (ICU). ...Read more

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What is cardiopulmonary resuscitation?

What is cardiopulmonary resuscitation?

Push hard push fast: CPR is simple- by pushing hard (compressing the chest) and fast (100 times a minute) any patient whose heart has stopped doing its job (beating effectively) can be supported until medical care arrives. No breaths. Not difficult. Save a life. ...Read more

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What requires cardiopulmonary resuscitation ?

What requires cardiopulmonary resuscitation ?

Arrest: CPR is initiated basically when the heart stops working and or the patient stops breathing. It's a bit of an oversimplification but that's the premise. ...Read more