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Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

(CPR)

Critical First Steps

1

Check Safety

2

Check Responsiveness 

(Tap Shoulder)

3

Check for Pulse & Breathing

4

Call 

HEMS 

5

Start

CPR

1. Check Safety

  • Assess the scene carefully, look for any hazards

2. Check for Responsiveness

  • Tap the patient and call out loudly

 

3. Check for pulse and breathing

  • Feel for a pulse. Place your index and middle fingers on the persons neck in the soft hollow area just beside their windpipe.

  • Look at the chest for movement and listen for sounds of breathing.

  • If there is no breathing or pulse, then start chest compressions.

4. Call HEMS 082 695 1240

  • Start Chest compressions keep on doing chest compressions until help arrives

5. Start Chest compressions keep on doing chest  compressions until help arrives.

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