Child CPR

By:Jodi More


1. Check the Scene.

2. Check the Patient.

3.Call 911!

4. • Give 30 chest compressions at a rate of at least 100 compressions per minute for all ages.

Child— Place heel of one hand in the center of the chest between the nipples. Use the second hand if necessary. Compress at least 1/3 the depth of the chest.

Airway- Open Airway using head tilt chin lift, Look in the mouth to make sure the airway is clear. If  you see any foreign object, sweep it out right away.

Breathing- Give 2 breaths lasting 1 second each. Watch for chest rise and fall.Note: If not using a mask, make sure you make a seal over the mouth on an adult or child and pinch the nose closed each time you give a breath. On an infant, make sure to cover the mouth and nose with your mouth.

• Continue cycles of 30 compressions to 2 breaths until an AED arrives, advanced medical personnel take over, the patient shows signs of life, the scene becomes unsafe, or you are too exhausted to continue.

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