Review

Children's CPR is given to children under the age of 8. The procedure is similar to that for adults with some minor but important differences.

Check the child for unresponsiveness by shouting and shaking the victim. Give 2 minutes of CPR before calling 911

Circulation
If the victim is still not breathing normally, coughing or moving, begin chest compressions. Push down with 1 hand 1 inch 30 times right between the nipples. Pump at the rate of 100/minute, faster than once per second. Pulse Location - Carotid artery (neck)

Airways
Tilt the head back and listen for breathing.

Breathing
If not breathing normally, pinch nose and cover the mouth with yours and blow until you see the chest rise. Give 2 breaths. Each breath should take 1 second.

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