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Choking and CPR

Follow these steps when you are put in a situation where you need to help someone who is choking or when administering CPR.

Hannah Cyr

on 8 October 2012

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Transcript of Choking and CPR

Follow these steps to help someone who is choking or when administering CPR. Choking and CPR If the person is coughing encourage them to keep coughing to get the object that is stuck out. If you are concerned about the coughing call 911. Step 1: Choking If the person is not breathing ask them if they are choking. If they say yes let them know you're going to help. Step 2: Choking Get behind the person and wrap your arms around the person so that your hands are in the front. Step 3: Choking Make a fist with one hand. Step 4: Choking Put the thumb side of your fist slightly above the belly button and well below the breastbone. Step 5: Choking
Grasp the fist with your other hand and give quick upward thrusts into their abdomen.
Step 6: Choking Give thrusts until the object is forced out and the person can breathe, cough, talk, or until the person stops responding. Step 7: Choking Steps to help someone who is choking. If the object isn't forced out and the person stops responding, the person may need..... CPR

Follow when administering CPR. Step 1: CPR Make sure the scene is safe. Tap and shout to see if you get a response from the person. Step 2: CPR Call 911. Step 3: CPR Check for breathing, Put your ear by the victim's mouth and look at their chest. Step 4: CPR If the person isn't breathing, or is only gasping, give CPR. Step 5: CPR Give 30 compressions at a rate of at least 100 per minute and a depth of at least 2 inches.
Make sure the person is lying on his/her back on a firm, flat surface.

Move clothes out of the way
Put the heel of 1 hand on the lower half of the breastbone.

Put the heel of your other hand on top of the first hand.

Push straight down.

After each compression let the chest come back up to its normal position.
Step 6: CPR Open the airway and give 2 breaths.

Put 1 hand on the forehead and the fingers of your other hand on the bony part of the chin.

Tilt the head back and lift the chin.

While holding the airway open, pinch the nose closed.

Take a breath and cover the person's mouth with your mouth.

Give 2 breaths (blow for 1 second each)

Watch for the chest to rise as you give each breath.
Step 7: CPR
Keep giving sets of 30 compressions and 2 breaths until an AED arrives, the person starts to respond, or trained help arrives and takes over.
Step 8: CPR Good Job!!! :) Now your a pro and can help anyone who is need of CPR or are choking!
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