Apr 26, 2011

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, new recommendations

La Presse médicale
Pascal Cassan

Abstract

A procedure for telephone CPR must be started since the call centres do the diagnosis of cardiac arrest. All the rescuers, trained or not, have to realize quality chest compressions (depths 5 in 6cm, rhythm from 100 to 120 per minute) to the victims of cardiac arrest. Chest compressions must be interrupted only briefly in case of indispensable specific interventions. The trained rescuers have to realize insufflations during the CPR, with a ratio compression-ventilation of 30/2. The development of AE programs is encouraged. A more important deployment of AED is necessary in public places and residential areas. The use of the acetylsalicylic acid by witnesses, in case of cardiac arrest, is authorized with or without the assistance of the medical dispatcher of the EMS. The administration of medicines by endotracheal tube is not any more recommended. If the intravenous access cannot be used, it is the intra-osseous, which would be privileged. In case of children cardiac arrest, the non-professional rescuer have to use a ratio of 30 compressions for two ventilations if he is alone and 15/2 if they are working in team. All the citizens, and all the healthcare providers, should be trained in CPR and to keep their skills should follow ...Continue Reading

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