Video:How to Know When to Give CPR to Children Over 4with Dr. Charles Goodwin
Performing CPR on a child is a serious matter that one should make sure is the proper course of action before taking. Here's a guide to how to know when to give CPR to a child over 4 years old.See Transcript
Transcript:How to Know When to Give CPR to Children Over 4Hi, I'm Dr. Charles Goodwin. How do we know when to give CPR to a child over 4?
How to Know When CPR is Necessary for a ChildWe going to check to see are they conscious; if they're unconscious, then we go ahead and check for breathing, and if there is no breathing, then we'll give two breaths. We then check to see is there a pulse and if there's no heartbeat, then we need to give thirty chest compressions. The indications for giving CPR to a child over 4 are the patient who is unconscious, who is not breathing and has no heartbeat. These are the indications for doing CPR and these are the indications for giving CPR to a child over 4.
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