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To check for a pulse, use:

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When using two or three fingers to check a pulse. Because the thumb has its own pulse, it should never be used.

When conducting CPR, the rescuer has the following risk of infection:

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Although there is very little chance of infection when giving CPR, OSHA mandates that all healthcare personnel take standard measures.

The five-year-old boy you are taking to the hospital is anxious and has a 92% oxygen saturation level. Taking an NRB or nasal cannula off his face will not sit well with him. The greatest thing for you to do is:

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The best course of action when a child refuses to tolerate oxygen therapy is to have his mother hold the mask in near to his face while administering blow-by oxygen.

Five cycles, or roughly, should be included in a CPR round.

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When done correctly, five cycles, or around two minutes, make up a round of CPR.

When a patient's airway is opened in what appears to be a spinal injury, you should:

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Use the jaw thrust method to open the airway of a patient who may have suffered a spinal injury.

When providing a baby mouth-to-mouth breathing techniques:

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Place your mouth over the baby's nose and mouth to form an airtight seal when providing mouth-to-mouth ventilations.

A 77-year-old woman who is not breathing is the patient you are attending to. The following best describes this condition:

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The medical term "apnea" means "without breathing".

Which kind of oxygen regulator just has one flow-rate gauge and one means to adjust it?

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There is no flow-rate control mechanism and just one gauge on the high pressure regulator. There are regulators of this kind that can power FROPVD.

You saw a patient go into cardiac arrest and start CPR after dispatching another rescuer to obtain an AED and turn on the emergency response system. When a third rescuer shows up, he ought to:

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In this case, a third rescuer should assist with ventilations if he arrives.

Just now, you saw a patient pass out. There's no breath in him. Another savior shows up. The second duty of a rescuer is to

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The second rescuer in this situation needs to get the AED and turn on the emergency response system.

Which of the following symptoms does not typically accompany a patient suffering from a severe airway obstruction?

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Coughing violently may indicate a less severe airway blockage. The patient is likely to cough weakly, ineffectively, or not at all in the event of a severe blockage.

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