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CPR REVIEW
ADULT
(over 8 years of age)
CHILD
(12 months to 8 years)
INFANT
(up to 12 months)
Check For Responsiveness By shaking and shouting By shaking and shouting By patting feet and chest
Dial 9-1-1 If unresponsive After 1 to 2 minutes of CPR After 1 to 2 minutes of CPR
Pulse Location Carotid artery (neck) Carotid artery (neck) Brachial artery (arm)
Airway Lift the neck and tilt the head back Lift the neck and tilt the head back Slightly tilt the head into "sniffer's position"
Breathing Pinch the nose; give 2 breaths Pinch the nose; give 2 breaths Mouth over mouth & nose; give 2 gentle puffs
Circulation 2 hands, 2 inches;
15 compressions
1 hand, 1 inch;
5 compressions
2 fingers, inch;
5 compressions
CHECK FOR PULSE EVERY MINUTE. REPEAT A-B-C CYCLE AS NECESSARY UNTIL AMBULANCE ARRIVES.