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CPR Guide

Adult CPR

  • 1 Check the Scene - make sure it's safe
  • 2 Check the Victim - tap and shout
  • 3 Call for Help - Have someone call 9-1-1

If alone, Call 9-1-1, then do ABC's

  • Airway- tilt head back, lift chin to open airway.
  • Breathing - Take normal breath, pinch victim's nose closed and give a breath until chest rises. Give a second breath. Take about 1 second per breath. If chest doesn't rise, open airway again.
  • Circulation - compress chest 30 times in 18 seconds
    Place heel of one hand in center of chest with your other hand on top and compress 1 1/2 to 2 inches

Repeat A - B - C until help arrives or victim breathes

Child CPR

  • 1 - Check the Scene - make sure it's safe
  • 2 -Check the Victim - tap and shout
  • 3- Call for Help - Have someone call 9-1-1

If alone, do 5 ABC's, then call 9-1-1

  • Airway - tilt head back, lift chin to open airway.
  • Breathing - Take normal breath, pinch victim's nose closed and give a breath until chest rises. Give a second breath. Take about 1 second per breath. If chest doesn't rise, open airway again.
  • Circulation - compress chest 30 times in 18 seconds Place the heel of one hand in center of chest and compress 1/3 depth of chest

Repeat A - B - C until help arrives or victim breathes

Infant CPR

  • 1 - Check the Scene - make sure it's safe
  • 2 - Check the Victim - tap and shout
  • 3 - Call for Help - Have someone call 9-1-1

If alone, do 5 ABC's, then call 9-1-1

  • Airway - tilt head back, lift chin to open airway.
  • Breathing - Take normal breath, cover victim's nose and mouth and give a gentle breath until chest rises. Give a second breath. Take about 1 second per breath. If chest doesn't rise, open airway again.
  • Circulation - compress chest 30 times in 18 seconds. Place two fingertips of one hand in center of chest and compress 1/3 depth of chest

Repeat A - B - C until help arrives or victim breathes