It is a book that includes information for physicians as well as laypeople on how to administer CPR in both emergency and non-emergency situations. The book includes a step-by-step demonstration of chest compressions, rescue breathing, and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED).

The first step in the guide is to examine the scene for safety. This action is vital in order to ensure that the rescuer is not risking their life in the wrong way. If the scene is not secure, the rescuer should not try to administer CPR.

The second step is to determine whether or not the device is responsive. If the individual is not responding, the rescuer should call for assistance and initiate chest compressions. Chest compressions should be carried out at a speed of 100-120 a minute. With both hands, the rescuer should press down on the patient’s chest, using the heel of the hand to press down on the breastbone’s lower half. Before pressing down again, the rescuer should press down at least five centimeters deep and allow the chest to recover almost to its original position.

The third stage is to give rescue breaths. After every three chest compressions, rescue breaths should be administered. Both the rescuer and the patient should cough and give two rescue breaths, each lasting one second.

If one is available, the fourth step will be to use an automated external defibrillator. An AED is a device that helps to bring the heart back to a normal rhythm. When instructed to do so, the rescuer should follow the AED’s instructions and press the shock button.

And, lastly, the fifth step is to continue CPR until assistance arrives or the patient regains consciousness. The rescuer should not stop CPR until medical staff have been instructed not to do so.

A Step-by-Step Guide to CPR is a must-have book for anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency. It’s a complete guide for anyone interested in learning how to properly administer CPR, as well as how to use an AED. This book is a valuable resource for medical professionals as well as laypeople, with detailed explanations and step-by-step instructions.