rescue breathing


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rescue breathing

n.
A technique used to resuscitate a person who has stopped breathing, in which the rescuer forces air into the victim's lungs at intervals of several seconds, usually by exhaling into the victim's mouth or nose or into a mask fitted over the victim's mouth.
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Concentrate instead on giving rescue breathing and CPR until the patient is breathing on his or her own.
DPH recommends calling 9-1-1 immediately if you find someone in the midst of a suspected overdose, starting rescue breathing, and then administering naloxone.
CPR includes chest compressions and rescue breathing, which involves sealing a pet's mouth and blowing air from your mouth directly into the pet's nostrils to provide oxygen.
The self-paced course features short how-to videos and explains proper ways to perform chest compressions and rescue breathing on all types of dog and cat breeds.
Topics highlighted: CPR, rescue breathing, shock management, bleeding protocol, injury assessment, heat and cold injuries, poisoning, muzzling, restraint, and more.
Combined with the rescue breathing, this may be enough to keep a person's system supplied with oxygen until the ambulance personnel can take over.
They should then be taught to "call EMS immediately, begin rescue breathing or CPR, and administer naloxone, and stay with the patient until they arrive," he said.
This course teaches youths how to respond to emergencies and illnesses with first aid, rescue breathing and other appropriate care.
The most common way of doing resuscitation is through a series of chest compressions, airway management techniques and rescue breathing known as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR.
B is for Breathing or rescue breathing to be exact and means forcing air into the victim's lungs by mouth to mouth.
I did chest compressions, cleared his mouth, gave him some rescue breathing, stimulated him, he came back around," Goodwin said.