By: Heetanshi Joshi
Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack.
-Discomfort in the upper body such as pain in the arms, back, neck, jaw, or stomach.
-Shortness of breath.
-Cold sweat, nausea, or feeling light headed.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
CPR is an emergency lifesaving procedure that is done when someone's breathing heart has stopped.
1. Give 30 chest compressions.
Push hard and fast in the middle of the chest, 2 inches deep.
2. Give 2 rescue breaths
Tilt the head back and lift the chin up.
Pinch the nose shut, then make a complete seal over the persons mouth.
Blow in for about 1 second to make the chest clearly rise.
3.Do not stop
Continue CPR unless their are signs of life, an AED is ready to use, or if the scene becomes unsafe, or another trained responder or EMS personnel takes over.