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Basic Life Support and First Aid Quiz

The American Heart Association states that CPR provided by a bystander immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victim's chance of survival. Brain death starts to occur four to six minutes after someone experiences cardiac arrest if no CPR and defibrillation occurs during that time. Test your knowledge in Basic Life Support.-a. spleen, pancreas
  • b. stomach, kidney
  • *c. heart, brain
  • d. liver, muscles

  • a. 78, 21, oxygen
  • *b. 21, 16, oxygen
  • c. 78, 21, nitrogen
  • d. 21, 16, helium

  • a. what happened and the condition of the injured person
  • b. the location of the emergency and a call-back number
  • c. how many persons are involved
  • d. your name and the first aid provided
  • *e. all of the above

  • *a. chest compressions, rescue breaths
  • b. cardiac defibrillation, oxygen bottle
  • c. advanced medications, ventilator machine

  • a. True
  • *b. False
  • *a. True
  • b. False

  • a. True
  • *b. False

  • *a. True
  • b. False
  • *a. True
  • b. False
  • a. at least 80 per minute
  • *b. at least 100 per minute
  • c. at least 160 per minute
  • d. Rate is not important as long as compressions are being done.

  • a. at least 1 ½"
  • *b. at least 2"
  • c. at least 3"
  • d. Depth is not important as long as compressions are being done.
  • *a. 30:2
  • b. 15:2
  • c. 5:1
  • d. 50:2


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