Very often there are situations, when to resort to cardiopulmonary resuscitation, to save a man's life. However, it is not always possible to perform CPR in a full complex.. Razbiraemsya, why, where and how.
Important: resuscitation is carried out within 30 minutes after death.
Sudden respiratory or cardiac arrest does not occur, if the person is healthy. Factors, harmful to the body, can be divided into:
chronic diseases. These include arrhythmias, malignant tumors, kidney failure, asthma, diabetes;
Sudden change in vital signs as a result of injury, accidents.
To start resuscitation, must be assured of death., clinical (occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted) or biological (comes through 5 minutes after stopping breathing). Signs of death also include the absence of a pulse., consciousness. If a person does not respond to questions asked of him, pats on the cheeks, shaking on the shoulders, no pulse can be felt on the carotid artery in the neck, no visible chest movement, mirror does not sweat, submitted document, then you can start a complex of rescue measures.
Important: CPR has the right to conduct a health worker. These include drug administration, use of special devices, defibrillator, specific events. Primary care can be provided by a random person on the street.
First you need to clear the airways, perform chest compressions (rhythmic pressure on the sternum with a frequency 100 beats per minute), put defibrillators. Be sure to record the start and end times of your activities.. Additional steps are not included in the CPR protocol, but have a positive effect.: raise your legs, clamp the abdominal aorta, for pregnant women, displacement of the uterus to the left.
It is forbidden: outside the medical facility to administer medication to the victim, use non-certified devices.