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CPR stands for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. CPR for children as the first aid measures if the child is not breathing or heartbeat stops beating. It is an event which is not to happen to your desired.
It can occur in children who recently: drowning, choking, suffocation, or injured and involved an accident.
If you find something like that, immediately call the police emergency number 110 and no 118 or 119 for ambulance emergency call. And make sure people who have been trained to immediately perform CPR on the child.
In the CPR there are two actions taken, namely:
- provide breathing (to provide air / oxygen into the lungs of children)
- pressing / pumping the chest (to drain blood from the heart throughout the body)
All parents or who work to safeguard children, must be able to perform CPR. If today, you do not know how to perform CPR, immediately contact the relevant agencies that can provide CPR training for you.
Here is a little CPR procedure that you can do if it happens to a child who is not breathing and no pulse (no blood flow):
- Check whether the child is still conscious and breathing or not. Touch or pat the boy’s body, and ask if he was alright.
- If no answer, immediately shouted for help, or you can call emergency numbers.
- Lay slowly in supine by two people, with caution (avoid the child in case of fracture or injury to the bone back)
- Perform CPR with first step is to pump / compress the chest:
- put your hands over the ends of the bone area of the child’s chest, just below the nipple line, but not too close to the tip of the breastbone child
- your hands again pressing one child’s forehead so that a child’s throat slightly drawn up, the child’s chin went up, and forehead head slightly depressed downward
- press the kid’s chest with not too strong
- press as much as 30 times, but make sure each pressing, let the child’s chest to back it up perfectly and then pressed back, until the count to 30 and then stopped.
- open air respiratory, lift the chin and throat of the children up to the top, the forehead slightly pressed down
- note whether there are signs of breathing and chest child back to back move, hold the ears in the child’s chest
- if the child is still not breathing, perform administration of oxygen by means of:
- open the child’s mouth, put your mouth on the child’s mouth (can be directly into the child’s mouth or using tools)
- cap the child’s nose
- make sure the child chin remains lifted and forehead still pressed down
- give 2 times blowing oxygen into the lungs of children
- every breath of oxygen, carried about 1 second, and chest lifted up because the flow of air into the lungs
- continue the process of CPR for 2 minutes
- if after 2 minutes there was still no sign of breathe again, immediately contact emergency numbers like 110 for police and 118 or 119 for an ambulance
- continue CPR until medics arrived
If the child has returned breathing, immediately place the child in recovery conditions, and keep up the children in order to keep breathing until medical help arrived.
Contact ER Indonesia (Indonesia Emergency Response), at 021-310 6886 if you are in need of immediate medical assistance and ambulance.