Adult CPR/uc/cc Component

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Adult component of CPR


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following are signals of trouble breathing?
    • A. 

      Noisy or painful breathing.

    • B. 

      Unusually deep or shallow breathing.

    • C. 

      Changes in skin color.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    What care should you give to a conscious adult who is choking and cannot cough, speak, or breathe?
    • A. 

      Give 2 slow rescue breaths.

    • B. 

      Do a foreign object look/removal.

    • C. 

      Give back blows and abdominal thrusts.

    • D. 

      Lower the person to the floor and open the airway.

  • 3. 
    Always check for signs of life for no more than--
    • A. 

      1 second.

    • B. 

      2 seconds.

    • C. 

      5 seconds.

    • D. 

      10 seconds.

  • 4. 
    When giving a rescue breath to an adult, you should give the breath over a period of about---
    • A. 

      1 second.

    • B. 

      1/2 second.

    • C. 

      3 seconds.

    • D. 

      4 seconds.

  • 5. 
    If a person is suffering from pain or discomfort in the chest that lasts more than 3 to 5 minutes or that goes away and comes back, this person is most likely having---
    • A. 

      A heat-related emergency.

    • B. 

      A cold-related emergency.

    • C. 

      A heart attack.

    • D. 

      A seizure.

  • 6. 
    About how many cycles of CPR should you perform for an adult in 2 minutes.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      1

  • 7. 
    The cycle of compressions and breaths in CPR for an adult is---
    • A. 

      15 compressions for every 3 breaths.

    • B. 

      15 compressions for every 1 breath.

    • C. 

      30 compressions for every 2 breaths.

    • D. 

      30 compressions for every 1 breath.

  • 8. 
    About how often should you stop and check for signs of life when performing CPR on an adult?
    • A. 

      After every minute, then every other minute thereafter.

    • B. 

      CPR should not be interrupted or stopped until and AED is ready to use, another trained responder takes over for you, or you see obvious signs of life.

    • C. 

      After every minute (or after 4 cycles of compressions and breaths).

    • D. 

      After the first minute, then not again until EMS arrives.

  • 9. 
    Early CPR is an important link in the Cardiac Chain of Survival because---
    • A. 

      CPR prevents heart attacks.

    • B. 

      With early CPR, most cardiac arrest victims do not need defibrillation.

    • C. 

      It helps circulate blood that contains oxygen to the vital organs until an AED is ready for use or advanced medical personnel arrive.

    • D. 

      It helps restart the heart.

  • 10. 
    You should continue CPR until---
    • A. 

      The scene is determined to be safe.

    • B. 

      The person's condition worsens.

    • C. 

      You are too exhausted to continue.

    • D. 

      You need to call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number for advice on a nonlife-threatening condition.