|CPR Course - Infant (12 of 14)|
|To perform CPR, remember the basic steps of CPR administration called CAB
C for compressions, A for airway, and B for breathing
|A - CLEAR AIRWAY|
1. As with adult and child, place the infant on his/her back on a firm surface.
To locate brachial artery, place your index and middle fingers between the shoulder and elbow, right inside of the middle arm. While counting from 10 to 1 listen if the victim is breathing and/or has a pulse.
|4. If no signs of life observed, proceed to B.
Important: As with adult and child, gasping for air is not considered normal breathing, so you should proceed with CPR immediately. If infant is breathing, roll him/her onto his or her side, and wait for emergency personnel to arrive.
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