CPR Answer Sheet

1.  d

2.  a

3.  d (do not confuse a neonatal/newborn for PALS course which is 1/2 to 3/4 inches)

4.  c (Puberty applies only to the steps of AHA CPR and not other areas of medicine.  For example AED use is not CPR so an adult is above the age of 8 years.)

5.  a (do not confuse a neonatal/newborn or PALS course)

6.  a

7.  c

8.  b

9.  a

10. a

11. c (The best answer is lower half.)  (The EMTS study packet states lower third. There is not much difference between saying lower half or lower third)

12. b and c - Now that the age range for child is up to 12 to 14 years of age two hands may need to be required to compress the chest of older pediatrics. (The EMTS study packet states lower half. There is not much difference between saying lower half or lower third)

13. c (at least 100 per minute)

14. c (at least 100 per minute)

15. c (do not confuse a neonatal/newborn or PALS course at 120 tasks)

16. c

17. a

18. b

19. c

20. d

21. a (Healthcare AHA CPR adult is 12 to 14 years old.  To avoid confusion the AHA still uses 0 to 8 years of age as an infant/child for AED defibrillation electrodes use only)

22. d

23. b

24. d (The ratio is 30 compressions to 2 ventilations)

25. b (The question asked for compression number first then ventilations)

26. c

27. a

28. a

29. b (BVM is designed for 2 rescuers, hard to get seal, etc...)

30. a (lungs have more volume)

31. b (No blind finger sweep of any age)

32. c

33. d

34. a

35. c (non-diagnostic unless patent airway is present)

36. Obese, pregnant (2nd,3rd trimester), recently known abdominal surgery

37. Over inflation, breathing too forceful, did not open airway first

38. a (this is why chest pain is still the #1 sign of MI/Heart Attack)

39. b

40. c

41. b

42. c

43. c (The main goal of compression only CPR is for lay rescuers and healthcare providers who are without resuscitation equipment at the time of the arrest.  But as more research is reviewed compressions appear to be more valuable than respirations early in cardiac arrest.  More will be explained in class.

44. a

45. b
 


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