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chest

1. 
a. the front part of the trunk from the neck to the belly
b. (as modifier): a chest cold
2. a sealed container or reservoir for a gas
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Carry on giving 30 chest compressions followed by two rescue breaths for as long as you can, or until help arrives.
Guidelines emphasize the importance of effective chest compression for successful CPR.
The new guidelines set upper limits on chest compression depth and heart rate, recommending a compression rate of 100-120 compressions per minute with a depth of at least 2 inches, not to exceed 2.
The flash mob show started with an ambulance siren followed by rhythmic music in tune with CPR's chest compression rate of about 100 pushes a minute.
In this device, whenever the rescuer performs the chest compression with the accurate depth (at least 2.
Those victims have better survival when the arrest is witnessed and when chest compression and defibrillation are initiated rapidly.
Thus, the emphasis is on "continuous" chest compressions.
For these babies, the recommendation for a 3:1 chest compression ventilation ratio remains in effect, because ventilation is critical to reversing neonatal asphyxia arrest.
To estimate the effect of a increasing chest compression fraction (CCF)--the proportion of time spent performing chest compressions--during cardiac arrest on survival to hospital discharge, researchers analysed data from CPR tracings in patients who had a ventricular fibrillation or pulseless ventricular tachycardia cardiac arrest prior to the arrival of the emergency medical services.
As for the initial stages in protocol development, it might be of value to consider 3 basic design elements: gross inspection of the patient before and after the chest compression period, palpation of the chest wall by the physician-investigator responsible for detecting gross evidence of body displacement or fractures, and radiographic data interpretation by a radiologist.
string pots) to the chest area to measure the movement of chest compression being applied.