The questions asked were regarding abbreviations from CPR knowledge of latest cardiopulmonary resuscitation guidelines (CPR) defibrillator types paddles placement checking unresponsiveness checking carotid pulse
chest compression site and mask ventilation.
However, one explanation for the lack of accuracy in the certified fitness trainers may be that the exercisers palpated the carotid pulse
while the trainers palpated the radial pulse.
* Feel for a pulse for up to 10 seconds (check for the presence of a carotid pulse
in an adult or child; check for a brachial pulse in an infant) (Fig.
* For adults and children, the carotid pulse
should be checked first.
Upon physical examination, the doctor could not feel the left carotid pulse
. The right carotid pulse
However, within seconds, unnamed hospital personnel palpated a carotid pulse
and a cardiac monitor showed a viable rhythm.
Check the carotid pulse
. If no pulse is present, start CPR.
If the victim still isn't breathing, attempt to check the carotid pulse
for a few seconds.
co.uk/hillsborough He said: "Before starting mouth-to-mouth, you can feel the carotid pulse
near the airway, where it meets the jawline, by feeling with two fingers, and I could not find a pulse."
Measure your carotid pulse
by placing your index and middle fingers on your neck (to the side of your windpipe and just below your jaw) or your radial pulse by placing the same fingers on the inside of your wrist.