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Child CPR & Choking

Child CPR & Choking

Child breathing

Child CPR

Conscious choking

Shake victim Very Gently and shout “Are You OK?”

Shake victim Very Gently and shout “Are You OK?”Ask “Are You Choking?” If child can cough, speak, or breathe, encourage child to cough only.  If child cannot speak or breathe…
Tell someone to call 911.  If alone, yell for help!Tell someone to call 911.  If alone, yell for help!Perform abdominal thrusts until object comes out or until child becomes unconscious.
Carefully tilt forehead back and lift chin.Carefully tilt forehead back and lift chin.If child becomes unconscious, lower to floor, perform unconscious maneuver
Check breathing for five (5) seconds.  Look, listen, and feel.Check Breathing for Five (5) seconds.  Look, listen, and feel.First look in mouth, and sweep only if you can see object.
If not breathing, give two (2) slow breaths.If not breathing, give two (2) slow breaths.Try to give two breaths, if unsuccessful,
Check for pulse for ten (10) seconds on neck with two fingers.Check pulse for ten (10) seconds.  If no pulse, start CPR.Perform up to five abdominal thrusts placing heel of hand below rib cage.
If pulse present, give one breath every five (5) seconds.  If no pulse, start CPR.Compress chest thirty (30) times and give two (2) breath.  Compress with one hand on chest.Perform mouth sweep only if object is seen and repeat cycle of breaths and thrusts.