CPR Definition

CPR, the cardiopulmonary resuscitation is an life saving procedure used in emergencies, which consists of chest compression and artificial respiration. CPR is an emergency procedure for a person who has collapsed with a cardia arrest and have no pulse and is not breathing.

CPR consists of two procedures which should be done alternatively untill the help arrives. These consists of:

  1. Tilt the head and lift the chin. Give two deep artificial breaths.
  2. Then position your hands in the center of the chest and firmly push down two inches on the chest for 30 times.
Keep doing the above two procedures till the help arrives. Don't forget to call 911 before you start the CPR on the patient.

CPR Guidelines