Megan's CPR, First Aid Information

By: Megan Fandrich

Adult CPR

1) Check the scene

2) Check the person to see if they are unresponsive by tapping the shoulder. Look at the face and chest to see if they are breathing.

3) Call 911.

4) Begin compressions. 30 compressions at a rate of 100 per minute about 2 inches deep into chest.

5) Tilt head back and give 2 breaths.

6) Repeat compressions and breathing until help arrives or an AED is available.

Child CPR

1) Check the scene.

2) Check the child to see if they are unresponsive by tapping on the shoulder. Look at the face and chest to see if they are breathing.

3) Call 911.

4) Begin compressions. 30 compressions at the speed of 100 compressions per minute, with one hand at least a third of the depth of the chest.

5) Tilt head back and give 2 breaths.

6) Repeat compressions and breaths till help arrives or an AED is available.

Infant CPR

1) Check the scene

2) Check infant to see if they are unconscious by tapping feet. Look at chest to see if they are breathing.

3) Call 911

4) Begin compressions. 30 compressions at a rate of 100 per minute, use two fingers and go about a third of the chest deep.

5) Tilt head back and give 2 breaths

6) Repeat compressions and breaths until help arrives or an AED becomes available

Unconscious Adult Choking

1) Check the scene.

2) Lay person down.

3) Call 911.

4) Begin compressions. 30 compressions at a speed of 100 per minute, about one third of the chest deep.

5) Check for the object in the mouth. If you see something make a finger sweep and take it out.

6) Tilt head back and give 2 breaths. If they don't go in retilt the head and try again.

7) Repeat compressions and breaths until object comes out or the person becomes conscious.

Unconscious Child Choking

1) Check the scene.

2) Lay person down.

3) Call 911.

4) Begin compressions. 30 compressions at a speed of 100 per minute, with one hand about a third of the chest deep.

5) Check for the object in the mouth. If you see something make a finger sweep and take it out.

6) Tilt head back and give 2 breaths. If they don't go in retilt the head and try again.

7) Repeat compressions and breaths until object comes out or the person becomes conscious.

Unconscious Infant Choking

1) Check the scene

2) Lay person down

3) call 911

4) Begin compressions. 30 compressions at a speed of 100 per minute, with 2 fingers about a third of the chest deep.

5) Check for object in the mouth. If you see something make a finger sweep and get it out.

6) Tilt head back and give 2 breaths. If they don't go in retilt the head and try again.

7) Repeat compressions and breaths until person becomes conscious or the object comes out.

Conscious Adult and Child Choking

1) Ask person if they are choking? and if they can breathe or speak?

2) Call 911

3) Stand behind the person with one foot between theirs. make sure you get to their level so your about the same height as the person.

4) Place the flat side of your fist above the persons belly button and grab the back of your fist with the other hand.

5) Give abdominal thrusts, pulling in and upward, until object comes out or person becomes unconscious.

Conscious Infant Choking

1)Support the infant's face and place body on the forearm

2) Keep head below the feet level

3) Give 5 back blows between the shoulder blades with the palm of your hand

4) Support infant's head and turn over and give 5 chest thrusts with 2 fingers

5) Continue back blows and chest thrusts until object comes out or infant becomes unconscious


Bleeding

1) check the scene

2) ask victim if they are ok

3) keep injury elevated

4) apply pressure with gauze

5) keep pressure on while applying the bandage

6) if blood leaks through the bandage apply more gauze on top but don't remove the old bandage.

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