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Parent Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Please chose the most correct answer to the following questions

1 How many compressions per minute for an adult?

At least 100

2 What are the four Universal steps to operating an AED?


3 What is the correct ratio of compression to ventilations for adult CPR?

15 compressions to 2 breaths.
Continuous chest compressions and ventilate as needed.
30 Compressions to 15 breaths.
30 compressions to 2 breaths.

4 what is the proper depth of compressions for an adult?

1.5 to 2 inches.
2 to 3 inches.
at least 2 inches
As deep as possible.

5 What is the likely cause of abdominal swelling during CPR?

inadequate compressions.
ventilations that are too shallow.
internal injury
ventilations that are too forceful or too rapid

6 An AED will shock which of the following rhythms?

Ventricular Fibrillation.
Ventricular Tachycardia
both B and C

7 Your first attempt to deliver two breaths does not result in chest rise, you should?

Reposition the head and try again.
Give 5 back blows
deliver 15 chest compressions
give 5 abdominal thrusts

8 After 2 minutes the AED analyzes and advises no shock advised, you should?

Recheck pulse and breathing.
immediately begin chest compressions
Give 2 beaths
Place the patient in the recovery position

9 Upon initial assessment you determine the patient has a carotid pulse but is not breathing you should?

Recheck pulse and breathing.
immediately begin chest compressions
Begin rescue breathing 1 breath every 5-6 seconds and recheck pulse every 2 minutes
Place the patient in the recovery position

10 You are attempting to place AED pads on a patient with a very hairy chest, you should?

Shave the chest area where you will apply the pads.
Apply the pads over the hair
Apply the pads and then pull them off quickly to remove the hair
Do not use the AED

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SDG SDG03 Good health and well-being
Authors Tracy Villanueva, Catherine Mohr
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Language English (en)
Translations Ukrainian, Portuguese
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Created July 9, 2021 by Catherine Mohr
Modified March 1, 2023 by Felipe Schenone