CPR TIPS!!!!

CHILD CPR

GIVE 5 BACK BLOWS

Bend the child forward at the waist and

give 5 back blows between the shoulder

blades with the heel of one hand



GIVE 5 ABDOMINAL THRUSTS

■ Place a fist with the thumb side against

the middle of the child’s abdomen, just

above the navel.

■ Cover your fist with your other hand.

■ Give 5 quick, upward abdominal thrusts.



CONTINUE CARE

Continue sets of 5 back blows and 5

abdominal thrusts until the:

■ Object is forced out.

■ Child can cough forcefully or breathe.

■ Child becomes unconscious.


CALL 911 next!

Infant CPR

GIVE 30 CHEST COMPRESSIONS

Push hard, push fast in the middle of the chest.

■ Child: Push about 2 inches deep.

■ Infant: Push about 1½ inches

deep.

■ Push fast, at least 100

compressions per minute.




GIVE 2 RESCUE BREATHS

■ Tilt the head back and lift the chin up.

■ Child: Pinch the nose shut, then make a complete

seal over child’s mouth.

■ Infant: Make complete seal

over infant’s mouth and nose.

■ Blow in for about 1 second to

make the chest clearly rise.

■ Give rescue breaths, one after

the other.