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felt at carotid arteries in neck
carotid pulse
birth to one year
compression depth=1/2 to 1 inch
one breath per 3 seconds
CPR for infants
one to eight years
compression depth=1 to 1 1/2 inch
one breath per three seconds
CPR for children
eight and older
compression depth-1 1/2 to 2 inches
one breath per 5 seconds
CPR for adults
lowest point of sternum, arrow shaped piece of cartlidge, don't press too hard
xiphoid
heart stops beating or too ineffectively to generate a pulse
cardiac arrest
taking blood, vomit, or saliva into the lungs; a danger when an unconscious victim vomits
aspiration
blockage of airway that prevents air to reach the victims lungs
airway obstruction
breathing stops

breathing is difficult
respiratory arrest

respiratory distress
flushed, sweating, trembling uncontrollably
chest hurts
dizzy
can't catch breath
signs of respiratory distress
2 slow breaths
15 compressions
repeat
recheck pulse after 1 mn
cpr steps
2 slow breaths
15 compressions
repeat
recheck pulse after 1 mn
cpr steps