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What do you do if a person stops breathing but they still have a pulse?

What do you do if a person stops breathing but they still have a pulse?

Clear their airway: Make sure nothing is obstructing their airway and move them on their side. If they still don't breathe return them to their back and start mouth to mouth breathing. ...Read more

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Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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How long after someone stops breathing can you still revive him?

How long after someone stops breathing can you still revive him?

Depends on temp: Depending on the patient's temperature from 4 minutes to hours. People who are immersed in very cold water may often do quite well up to 1-2 hours after drowning. Most patients suffer severe brain injury after 2 to 4 minutes of no breathing. ...Read more

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When a child stops breathing for about 10 seconds in his sleep, what is the cause of it?

When a child stops breathing for about 10 seconds in his sleep, what is the cause of it?

Get help!: Depending on age e.g. Between 3 and 6 months apnea like this is sometimes a forerunner of sids. No matter that a doctor does not find any abnormality, insist on an apnea monitor until the danger period is over (about the end of the first year). You may not get any alarms but you will surely sleep better.If the child is older it might be sleep apnea. ...Read more

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My 11 month old son stops breathing numerous times a night for about 10 seconds each. Whats wrong with him?

Several reasons: This cessation of breathing in an infant can be central - nervous system, obstruction - blocking air entering his lungs or a mix of both. This is rare in full term infants and should be evaluated by his physician for a cause. ...Read more

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If a patient with a hemothorax stops breathing, what should you do?

If a patient with a hemothorax stops breathing, what should you do?

Transport trauma Ctr: Ambubag pt. until help arrives At the trauma Ctr. he'll be intubated and Chest Tube placed low and lateral on the side of the hemothorax. Don't try this at home kids ...Read more

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Seven month old daughter that stops breathing frequently, what to do?

Seven month old daughter that stops breathing frequently, what to do?

See her doctor: If she is having extended pauses in her breathing she should be seen by her doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My one month old toddler stops breathing sometimes, what is the cause?

My one month old toddler stops breathing sometimes, what is the cause?

M.D. visit: It is important to check with your doctor. There are many causes of apnea in this age group. These will include enlarged adenoids, airway narrowing or central nervous system problems. Babies breathe through their noses and any congestion can also cause apnea. Keeping their nasal passages clear is important. ...Read more