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What does CPR stand for?

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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When is CPR used?

When a victim is thought to be in cardiac arrest.

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What is the combination that makes up CPR?

30 chest compressions and 2 breaths

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What are the steps in CPR.

C-circulation
A-airway
B-breathing

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Current CPR procedures are published by:

American Heart Association and the American Red Cross

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How many steps are in the survival chain?

Six

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What are the steps in the survival chain?

1.recognition/activation of CPR
2.Chest compressions
3.AED/defibrillator
4.rapid defibrillation
5.effective advanced life support (EMT/ambulance)
6.integrated post-cardiac arrest care