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Identify the * basic steps in performing one person, unwitnessed, cardiopulmonary arrest for the adult and child (8 years and older).
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Idendify five complications of artificial respirations
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Identify six complications of external cardiac compressions
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How can the effectiveness of CPR be measured?
1. Pulse
2. Color
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If a patient has a cervical collar on during resuscitation while doing an evaluation of effectiveness of cardiopulmonary resuscitation(Pulse) what should you do?
DO NOT REMOVE!!!
Check Femoral pulse instead
What should you do if ECG shows sinus rhythm with no pulse?
Continue CPR
What are the various methods of emergency ventilation?
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What types of patients causes problems with manual ventilation?
A pt. with high resistance/low compliance such as:
1. Pneumothorax(air in the pleural space)
2. Hemothorax(blood in the pleural space)
3. ET Tube Obstruction
4. Right main stem intubation