CPR How to Save a Life

                                                         Created by: Jada Wreh

*choke- have severe difficulty in breathing because of a constricted or obstructed throat or lack of air                                                                                                                   Make sure you don't choke on the popcorn kernel.

Abdominal Thrust- a first aid procedure used to treat choking                                                    I used Abdominal thrust to save his life.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)- a lifesaving technique useful in many emergencies, including heart attack and near drowning in which someones breathing or heartbeat has stopped.                                                                                                                             I guess his CPR didn't work; so his patient died.

universal precautions- an approach to infection control to treat all human body fluids as if they were known to be infectious for HIV and other diseases                                                   Universal Precautions are very important.

accident- an unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally; typically resulting in injury or damage                                                                                               My mother and I have gotten in an accident before.

breathing- the process of taking air into and expelling it from the lungs                            He said he could barley breathe that morning.

*compression- the action of compressing or being compressed                                       Make sure you use a lot of compression when using a hammer.

*emergency- a serious, unexpected and dangerous situation requiring immediate action   This is a very serious emergency, Hurry !

*faint- weak and dizzy; close to losing consciousness                                                      I was about to faint.

*first aid- help giving to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available     I keep a first aid kit in the car, just in case.

*heartbeat- the pulsation of the heart                                                                                She could hear my heartbeat.

*pulse- a rhythmical throbbing of the arteries as blood is propelled through them             I just need to feel your pulse.

*rescue- to save from a dangerous or distressing situation                                              The prince was about to rescue the princsess.

*respiration- the act of breathing                                                                                 Her respiration was doing good.

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