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Q: What position for pregnant women when giving CPR?
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When should you switch position in CPR?

Switch when the person giving compressions is getting tired.

How would you perform CPR with a pregnant women?

A pregnant woman should be placed flat on her back for resuscitation, just like everyone else.

When giving CPR on an adult were should the hands be placed?

Place your hands in the middle of the chest on the sternum.

How do you perform CPR on pregnant woman- 3 trimester?

No procedural changes to CPR on a pregnant woman.

Can CPR be contracted by blood tranfusion?

No; CPR is giving breathing & chest compressions to a person.

Can you get staph by giving CPR to save a life if they have staph?

If the infection wound is around the mouth area, you can be infected with staph from giving CPR. Using a breathing barrier (CPR mask) minimizes risks of transfer.

For giving CPR an adult is defined as someone over the age of?

For giving CPR, an adult is defined as someone over the age of 12 by the American Red Cross.

How do you do CPR on a pregnant woman?

Exactly the same as a non-pregnant woman or a man.

When giving CPR to an infant with how many fingers?


When you stop giving cardiopulmonary resuscitation?

There are only 3 times when you can stop giving CPR. You can stop if the EMT's get there and tell you to step aside, you get a heartbeat, or you physically cannot do the skills of CPR anymore.

When giving CPR what bone is the landmark for chest compressions?

Don't bother, it's too much hassle. November 2005Resuscitation Council guidelines say to just put your hands in the centre of the chest in line with the nipples. The bony landmark that was used to locate the hand position in CPR is the xiphoid process.

Move an injured person only if what while giving CPR?

You should move a person during CPR only if the scene becomes unsafe.