Switch when the person giving compressions is getting tired.
Place your hands in the middle of the chest on the sternum.
A pregnant woman should be placed flat on her back for resuscitation, just like everyone else.
No procedural changes to CPR on a pregnant woman.
No; CPR is giving breathing & chest compressions to a person.
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.
Exactly the same as a non-pregnant woman or a man.
For giving CPR, an adult is defined as someone over the age of 12 by the American Red Cross.
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.
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.
You should move a person during CPR only if the scene becomes unsafe.