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HeartCode BLS (American Heart Association) You are a member of the emergency response team for your hospital and are called to a code blue. You arrive to find one of your colleagues leading a resus... citation attempt to an elderly patient. You notice that the person performing chest compressions seems to be tiring, and the compression rate is slowing. When should rescuers switch positions during CPR? A. Never switch rescuers, and maintain current roles B. Switch rescuers at 5 minute intervals C. Switch rescuers about every 2 minutes D. Switch rescuers when placing the AED pads - ✔✔C. Switch rescuers about every 2 minutes You are a member of the emergency response team for your hospital and are called to a code blue. You arrive to find one of your colleagues leading a resuscitation attempt to an elderly patient. You notice that the person performing chest compressions seems to be tiring, and the compression rate is slowing. You notice the person giving chest compressions is not allowing for complete chest recoil. What is your next course of action? A. Stand back and await direction from the team leader B. Take over leadership and give direction C. Immediately take over chest compressions D. Tell the compressor you notice decreased chest recoil - ✔✔D. Tell the compressor you notice decreased chest recoil Which victim requires high quality CPR? A. A victim who is unresponsive, has a strong pulse, and is breathing adequately B. A victim who is unresponsive with no normal breathing and no pulse C. A victim who is responsive, has a pulse, and is having trouble breathing D. A victim who is responsive, is having trouble breathing, and has a pulse less than 60/min - ✔✔B. A victim who is unresponsive with no normal breathing and no pulse While performing high-quality CPR on an adult, what action should you ensure is being accomplished? A. Maintaining a compression rate of 90-120/min B. Placing hands on the upper third of the sternum C. Allowing the chest to recoil 1 inch D. Compression to a depth of at least 2 inches - ✔✔D. Compression to a depth of at least 2 [Show More]

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