Sarah's Cheat Sheet

Sarah's Cheat Sheet for CPR, Unconsious Choking, and Consious Choking

Adult CPR

  • Check the Scene
  • Check the Person
  • Call 9-1-1
  • Begin 30 chest compressions about 2 in. deep,at a rate of 100 compressions per min.
  • Give 2 breaths
  • Repeat until AED arrives, medical professionals arrive, or person shows signs of life.

Child CPR

  • Check the Scene
  • Check the Child
  • Call 9-1-1
  • Begin 30 chest compressions, 1/3 the chest deep, at a rate of 100 compressions per min.
  • Give 2 breaths
  • Repeat until an AED arrives, medical professionals arrive, or the person shows signs of life

Infant CPR

  • Check the Scene
  • Check the Infant
  • Call 9-1-1
  • Begin 30 chest compressions, with 2 fingers between the nipples, 1/3 of the chest deep, at the rate of 100 compressions per min
  • Give 2 rescue breaths
  • Repeat until AED arrives, medical professionals arrive, or the infant shows signs of life

Adult/Child Conscious Choking

  • Check the Scene
  • Ask if the person is choking, if the person is unable to breath or speak treat the person
  • Call 9-1-1
  • Stand behind the person with one foot between the persons feet (if it is child, get down to their level)
  • Put the flat side of your fist above the belly button and place the other hand on top of your fist
  • Give abdominal thrusts
  • Keep giving abdominal thrusts until the object comes out or the person becomes unconscious

Infant Conscious Choking

  • Check the Scene
  • Check the baby
  • Call 9-1-1
  • Support the baby's face and put the body on your forearm (Keep the head lower than its feet)
  • Give 5 back blows between the shoulder blades with the palm of your hand
  • Support the head and turn the baby over onto your other forearm
  • Give 5 chest thrusts
  • Repeat 5 back blows and 5 chest thrusts until the object comes out or the baby becomes unconscious

Adult Unconscious Choking

  • Check the Scene
  • Check the Person
  • Call 9-1-1
  • Give 30 compressions, about 2 in. deep, 100 compressions per min.
  • Check the airway for the object, if seen use a finger to sweep the object out
  • Attempt 2 rescue breaths, if they do not go in, reposition the head and reattempt
  • Continue the compressions and rescue breaths until air goes in and chest rises

Child Unconscious Choking

  • Check the Scene
  • Check the Person
  • Call 9-1-1
  • Give 30 chest compressions, 1/3 of the chest deep, 100 compressions per min.
  • Check the airway for the object, if you see the object sweep it out with your finger
  • Attempt 2 rescue breaths, if they do not go in reposition head and reattempt
  • Continue the compressions and breaths until the object comes out

Infant Unconscious Choking

  • Check the Scene
  • Check the Infant
  • Call 9-1-1
  • Give 30 chest compressions, a 1/3 of the chest deep, 100 compressions per min.
  • Check the airway for the object, if you see the object use your pinky finger to sweep it out
  • Attempt 2 rescue breaths, if they do not go in reposition head and reattempt
  • Continue the compressions until the baby starts breathing or the object come out

Bleeding

  • Place gauze on the wound
  • Make the injured person apply pressure to the wound
  • While the person applies pressure, wrap a roller bandage around gauzed area
  • If wound bleeds through bandage, apply another bandage on top of the old one

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