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1

What is Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)?

- Combination of rescue breathing and chest compressions

2

What does CPR provide for a victim experiencing cardiac arrest?

Support small amount of blood flow to heart and brain to buy time until normal heart function is restored.

3

What are the steps for CPR?

- Circulation
- Airway
- Breathing

4

What are the steps of the Survival Chain?

- Recognition/activation of CPR
- Chest compressions
- AED/defibrillator
- Rapid defibrillation
- Effective advanced life support (EMT's, ambulance)
- Integrated post-cardiac arrest care