CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Resuscitation maneuvers before cardiorespiratory arrest

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation maneuver practices

CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation


According to the Spanish Cardioprotection Study 2016, only 30% of Spanish people know cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR.

Cardiac heart disease kills at least 30.000 people each year in Spain. Survival is around 5%, but could increase to 15% if CPR maneuvers are practiced, and ultimately to 30% if there is also a defibrillator program. Això means between 4.500 and 9.000 menys morts a l'any només in our country.

There is the possibility that at some point the need to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation is present and you have to know what it consists of and the procedure. The survival of a cardiac arrest depends largely on the fact that it is a series of chained actions that can last for a long time to people who are at the mercy of what happened to them.

Doncs bé, What is a basic CPR?

It is an emergency procedure to save lives that is when someone has stopped breathing or has had a heart attack, in which a person's breathing or heart rate has been damaged.

How to do CPR correctly?


It is important to recognize if there has been cardiorespiratory arrest when someone has caused the ground and does not respond. In case of not breathing or having no breathing, start a series of steps to verify if the victim is in cardiorespiratory arrest.

The first step is to check if the victim is conscious. If so, we will leave it in the correct position and change it to 112. We will wait for the emergency services to arrive and we will continually reassess it. If he does not respond, place the person lying flat on the ground and open the airway using the frontal maneuver to verify that he does not suspect that he is not allowed to breathe.

In the end, we will fix if there are any thoracic movements, we will escort you if you are slow to breathe or if you notice the breathing on both sides. If breathing is normal, we will continue to reassess the victim promptly until the emergency services arrive. In case you are not breathing, we will use the emergency services and clearly indicate the pain so that you are both a victim of possible cardiorespiratory arrest.

It is essential that blood continues to flow through the organs and ensures chest compressions. Cal agenollar-se amb per tal victim of power-ne fer a basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation, we will place the heel of one of our men in the center of the victim's pit and the heel of the other man on the first one and we will interlace the dits. Finally, at a rate of 100 to 120 compressions per minute, pressure will be applied to the victim's chest without interruption. If you continue with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, continue until you notice signs of movement or until the medical staff has taken control. If, however, you are trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, work on the respiratory tract and provide rescue breathing.

Finally, after 30 compressions it is necessary to take 2 rescue breaths in which we check to see how the pit is inflated to assess that it is correctly in place.

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