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How to rescue one year old with no breathing and no heartbeat?

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How does one resuscitate a one year old who's not breathing and has no heartbeat? Manually with CPR or with some kind of machine?
Posted Wed, 31 Jul 2013 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by Dr. Anil Grover 41 minutes later
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CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It is a lifesaving procedure that is done when someone's breathing or heartbeat has stopped,. This may happen after drowning, suffocation, choking, or injuries. CPR involves:

Rescue breathing, which provides oxygen to a child's lungs
Chest compressions, which keep the child's blood circulating

CPR for children of 1-8 years age is similar to CPR for adults. The compression to ventilation ratio is 30:2. If you are alone with the child give 2 minutes of CPR before calling for help.

1) Use the heel of one or two hands for chest compression
2) Press the sternum approximately one-third the depth of the chest (about 2 inches) at the rate of least 100/minute
3) Tilt the head back and listen for breathing.

If not breathing normally, pinch nose and cover the mouth with yours and blow until you see the chest rise. Give 2 breaths. Each breath should take 1 second.

if baby is less than one year

Start chest compression. Use 2 fingers over the breastbone. Give 5 (gentle!) chest compressions, then one puff of breath. Repeat.

and you need some time machines like defbrillator and ventilators so immediately take child to hospital.

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