Monday, November 15, 2010

New CPR Guidelines

A, B, C (Airway, Breathing, Circulation) has now become C, A, B (Chest Compressions, Open the Airway, Rescue Breathing).


1. Check for responsiveness

2. Call 911 for help and get and AED if available

3. Start with 30 compressions

          a. In 18 seconds or a rate of at least 100 per minute

          b. Depth of 2"

          c. Middle of chest

4. Perform head tilt, chin lift and give two breaths (use a face shield or pocket mask)

5. Perform 30 compressions.

6. Repeat steps 3-5

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