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What does "5 cycles of chest compressions" mean?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: CPR

This refers to cpr. When performing CPR on an adult, one "cycle" is 30 chest compressions followed by 2 rescue breaths.
After this 1st cycle, the 2nd cycle starts, also with 30 chest compressions and 2 rescue breaths. In very specific circumstances (witnessed arrest, lay rescuer), CPR can be done without the rescue breaths i.e."hands only" cpr. Learn CPR through the american heart association!

In brief: CPR

This refers to cpr. When performing CPR on an adult, one "cycle" is 30 chest compressions followed by 2 rescue breaths.
After this 1st cycle, the 2nd cycle starts, also with 30 chest compressions and 2 rescue breaths. In very specific circumstances (witnessed arrest, lay rescuer), CPR can be done without the rescue breaths i.e."hands only" cpr. Learn CPR through the american heart association!
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine

In brief: Compression

It seems to me that 5 attempts at resuscitation were made. Good Luck

In brief: Compression

It seems to me that 5 attempts at resuscitation were made. Good Luck
Dr. Harold Fields
Dr. Harold Fields
Thank
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