Updated poster on cardiopulmonary resuscitation
On the basis of changes to the basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation, an updated poster has been drawn up. See the details below:
Adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation can be used for unconscious children who do not breathe normally; however, start with 5 insufflations followed by 30:2. The chest should be pressed down by one-third (4 cm for infants and 5 cm for children).
A foreign body that is blocking the respiratory tract is a life-threatening situation that requires immediate action in the form of back slabbing. If this is unsuccessful, use the Heimlich manoeuvre. If the person becomes unconscious, give cardiopulmonary resuscitation immediately.
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