What is Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
If the casualty has no hemorrhages, cardiopulmonary resuscitation can be performed. What is the CPR procedure? Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is studied in erste hilfe kurs münchen hauptbahnhof and other qualified centers. It is available to everyone.
- Locate the sternum on the injured individual’s body. The center of the sternum is where the chest is compressed.
- The next step is to place the arms perpendicular to the victim. The elbows should be straight.
- Clasp the palms and then perform thirty breast compressions.
- Put the wrist of one hand in the center of the victim’s chest and place the other wrist on the back of the first one.
- Interlace the palms and then make sure that the pressure is directed to the ribs of the victim.
- Compress the victim’s chest to a depth of 5 centimeters, but not more than 6 – as you were taught in münchen erste hilfe kurs. The rate should be at least one hundred compressions per minute.
- After thirty breast compressions, open the victim’s respiratory tract once again (tilt his head back, move his/her jaw forward).
- Perform 2 rescue breaths. Remember to use an emergency mask for resuscitation. Pinch the victim’s nose with our thumb and forefinger. Blow air into his/her mouth. At the same time, you should note the rising of the victim’s chest.
- Interrupt the CPR procedure as soon as the victim starts to react or the paramedics arrive at the scene.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for children
As in the case of adults, you remove foreign bodies from the respiratory tract of the injured child. Clear the respiratory tract of the injured child (this is taught in erste hilfe kurse). Check the child’s breathing for 10 seconds. Put the cheek to the victim’s mouth. Watch if his chest is moving). Perform 5 rescue breaths. Proceed to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the sequence: 15 chest compressions, 2 rescue breaths.