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Adult Basic Life Support (BLS) Algorithm
If you see someone
“The person doesn’t respond, even if you tap him or her hard on the shoulders, or ask loudly if he or she is OK. The person doesn’t move, speak, blink or otherwise react.”
Without breathing or No normal breathing
CALL for HELP around you ! & CALL the EMERGENCIES!
BE SURE YOU ARE SAFE and then Start CPR immediately
At least 100-120/min (if you are waiting for help or don’t know how to do the steps 2 & 3, just do the compressions )
Provide 2 consecutive rescue breaths lasting
1 second for every 30 compressions
Follow the AED assistance to check rythm / shock
Repeat every 2 min
Continue administering CPR until EMS arrival.
AED = Automated External Defibrillator
BLS = Basic Life Support
CPR = Cardio-Pulmonary Rescucitation
EMS = Emergency Medical Service
M4LIFE ™ IS NOT INTENDED FOR EMERGENCY:
IN CASE OF LIFE THREATENING SITUATION, CALL EMERGENCY SERVICES AND START BLS IF NECESSARY.
TAKE A BLS COURSE to learn more and practice!
Source: American Heart Association® Guidelines