Archive for Infant CPR

2015 CPR Guidelines Basics

The 2015 Guidelines Update focuses on topics with significant new science or ongoing controversy, and so serves as an update to the 2010 guidelines rather than a complete revision. It also marks the beginning of a new era, because the guidelines will transition from a five-year cycle of periodic revisions and updates to a Web-based […]

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Emergency Response!!!

Emergency Response for the ADULT, CHILD and INFANT Can you save a life? In an emergency, when every second is critical, would you know what to do? According to recent statistics, sudden cardiac arrest is rapidly becoming the leading cause of death in America. Once the heart ceases to function, a healthy human brain may […]

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Heat and Cold Emergencies

HEAT EMERGENCIES Heat related emergencies are progressive conditions caused by overexposure to heat. Most incidents can be reversed but if left untreated, can escalate to a life-threatening condition. Heat emergencies are placed into 3 progressive categories: Heat cramps are muscle spasms that result from loss of large amount of salt and water through exercise. Heat […]

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The Steps of CPR for Infants

The steps of CPR for infants Make sure the scene is safe. Tap the victim firmly and shout loudly. If no response or no normal response, yell for help. If help comes, send them to call 911 If no help comes pick the infant up and take them to the phone While on the phone […]

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