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Should You Give Cpr If You Feel Only A Faint Pulse
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
911: Call 911 immediately. Then raise their legs to increase venous return. ...Read more
Hi, my pulse is very weak. I've been suffering lately from orthostatic tachycardia and faintness and had heart tests done but the very weak pulse is new with more frequent chest and jaw discomfort.
Too compicated: This is not an issue to be addressed on the internet. You need a good cardiologist or an internist with good cardiovascular knowledge to see and manage you aggressively. Could not even begin to answer your question (if i knew what it was) without full records, exam and testing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Clear airway: If there is a pulse, open mouth and clear airway. If they are breathing without a pulse, chest thump. ...Read more
How do you know if : There is a lower hr in that person?. Two ways, by pulse or by ECG monitor. If there is no pulse anywhere and the person have electrical activity by ECG and there is unresponsiveness, you are in pulseless electrical activity( pea). And CPR need to be started. ...Read more
Still has no pulse/breathing, Do they continue cpr / use defibrillator inside the ambulance while the ambulance is on the way to the hospital?
CPR: CPR is continued by paramedics unless the patient is pronounced deceased by a physician. It is not stopped while the patient is being transported to the hospital. ...Read more
Reflex: If your pressure is inadequate to sustain organ perfusion, the bodies alarm system (sympathetic nervous system; fight or flight) send out the message to speed up the heart rate and constrict the blood vessels. If feeling feint, lieflat on back, elevate legs on a chiar or pillow to ease blood flow return centrally. ...Read more
Hi I am 35weeks preg. Been feeling faint since yday and even sweating profusely. It gets better wen i rest. My BP reads 106/52 and pulse 114. Advise?
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