Learn the basics of CPR in case you ever find yourself in an emergency situation.
Step 1: FAQ
What is CPR?
CPR is an abbreviation for Cardio-Pulmonary-Resuscitation. It is manually pumping a persons heart and breathing for them.
Is it dangerous?
It is recommended that unless the situation is dire you should not make mouth to mouth contact without a barrier. If you carry a wallet or purse you could easily fit a disposable mask in case of emergency.
Is it tiring?
CPR is an extreme workout. It takes tons of energy and physical strength.
When should I stop giving CPR?
There is only two reasons you should stop giving CPR. If the persons regains a heartbeat and can breath or if you feel so tired that if you continue you'll pass out as well. Other than that you should give CPR until further help arrives.
Step 2: Disclaimer
I am not to be held responsible for the way you use the material being taught. Use at your own risk.
Step 3: Step 1
Before you begin to administer CPR first check the responsiveness of the victim. Gently shake them and ask "Are you ok?!" If they don't respond it's time to begin. First call 911. If there are other people with you send someone else to do it. If not you'll have to do it yourself.
Step 4: Step2
In this step we will begin breathing into the victim. Before you begin put your ear next the the victim's mouth and listen for breathing. If you don't hear breathing it's time to give two breaths. To start place you face shield, if present, over the victim's mouth. Tilt their head and pinch the nose. Form a seal around their mouth and give two steady breaths. Each breath should take one second. Also, you should see the chest rise while giving the breaths.
Now check for a response. If the victim doesn't respond proceed to step 3 of CPR.