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American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Questions and Answers Rated A When you first see a potential victim. ✔✔When do you ensure a scene is safe? A victim who is unresponsive, not... breathing and has no pulse. ✔✔Which victim requires CPR? Head tilt-chin lift ✔✔This is the best method to open an airway of an unresponsive victim with no suspected neck injury. 10 seconds ✔✔The maximum time you check for a pulse. Bag-mask device ✔✔A device used for a 2-person rescue to provide breaths during CPR. 2 inches (5cm) ✔✔The recommended depth of chest compressions for an adult victim. Give breaths without chest compressions. ✔✔When a child has a pulse of more than 60/min but is not breathing, what should you do? 30:2 ✔✔The compression-ventilation ratio for 1-rescuer adult CPR. Creates blood flow ✔✔Why is important to compress to the appropriate depth during CPR? 100 compressions per minute ✔✔The rate for performing chest compressions for ALL victims. Minimizes air from entering the victim's stomach (gastric inflation) ✔✔Why do you give a breath just until you see the chest rise? True ✔✔Adult pads/dose may be used if pediatric pads/dose are not available when using an AED for a child less than 8 years old. (T or F) 100 compressions per minute; 1 breath every 6-8 seconds. ✔✔What are the compression and ventilation rates for 2-rescuer CPR when an advanced airway is present with an adult victim? Maintain an open airway and give breaths. ✔✔What is the role of the second rescuer? Turn it ON ✔✔What is the first thing to do when the AED arrives? The lower half of the breastbone. ✔✔Where do you place your hands for chest compressions on an adult? Immediately start CPR, beginning with compressions ✔✔What should you do after the AED delivers a shock? Start CPR, beginning with compressions. ✔✔If a victim of foreign-body airway obstruction becomes unresponsive, what is the next step? 15:2 ✔✔Compression-ventilation ratio for 2-rescuer child CPR. Give breaths at a rate of 1 breath every 3-5 seconds ✔✔When a child is not breathing, but has a pulse how do you give breaths with a bag-mask device? 1.5inches (4cm) ✔✔The recommended depth of compressions for an infant. Visible rise of the chest with each rescue breath ✔✔What should you look for to determine if rescue breaths are effective in an infant victim? 15:2 ✔✔Compression-ventilation ratio for 2-rescuer infant CPR. 2 thumb-encircling hands technique ✔✔The preferred technique for infant chest compressions with 2 rescuers. Cycles of 5 back slaps, followed by 5 chest thrusts. ✔✔How do you relieve a chocking responsive infant? [Show More]

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