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1. What is the best action to relieve severe choking in a responsive infant?

Kneel behind the infant and perform abdominal thrusts (perform the Heimlich maneuver)
Begin cycles of 5 back slaps, followed by 5 chest thrusts
Give 2 breaths, repositioning the airway after each breath
Start CPR immediately
give 5 back slaps only

2. Which of the following best describes the steps common to the operation of all AEDs in
the correct order?

Power on the AED, shave the victim's chest, attach pads, clear the victim and press the
SHOCK button.
Power on the AED, attach pads, press the SHOCK button, clear the victim.
Power on the AED and press the SHOCK button immediately.
Power on the AED, attach pads, clear the victim and allow the AED to analyze the
rhythm, clear the victim and deliver shock, if advised
non of the above

4. What is the best way for a rescuer to know that a rescue breath for an infant victim is
effective?

The stomach rises visibly


An adult ventilation bag is completely compressed
The chest rises visibly
the rescuer's mouth seal the infant's mouth only
The rescuer can hear an air leak around the mask
5. What is the rate for performing chest compressions for a victim of any age?

50 chest compressions per minute.


30 chest compressions per minute.
70 chest compression per minute as normal rate
at least 100 chest compression per minute
non of the above

6. After you power on an AED and attach the pads to the victim, what is the next step you
Should do?

Press the SHOCK button immediately


Clear the victim so the AED can analyze the heart rhythm
Clear the victim and press the SHOCK button
Give another cycle of CPR before pressing the analyze button
all the above

7. You are using an AED on an adult victim, and the AED gives a "no shock indicated" (or
"no shock advised") message. Until advanced care personnel arrive, what should you do
next?

Remove the pads from the victim's chest and continue CPR
Leave the pads on the victim's chest and continue CPR beginning with compressions
Remove the pads from the victim's chest and wait for advanced care personnel to arrive
Give the victim breaths without compressions
Give the victim compressions without breathing
8. What is the correct rate for performing chest compressions for an infant? ?

At least 50 compressions per minute


At least 70 compressions per minute
At least 85 compressions per minute
At least 100 compressions per minute
non of the above

9. You are alone and you find an infant who is not responsive. You begin the steps of CPR.
When should you activate your emergency response system?

As soon as you find the child


After you check the infant's pulse
After you give 5 cycles of CPR, for approximately 2 minutes.
After you open the airway, check breathing, and give 2 effective breaths
non of the above

10. When you do not suspect cervical spine injury, what is the best way to open an
unresponsive victim's airway?

Use the tongue lift-finger sweep


Give abdominal thrusts and then sweep out the mouth
Use the head tilt-chin lift
Use a mask while giving breaths to the victim
use jaw thrust only
11. What is the best way to relieve severe choking in a responsive adult?

Perform abdominal thrusts


Give 5 back slaps, followed by 2 breaths
Start CPR immediately
Give 2 breaths, repositioning the airway after each breath
give 5 back slaps and 5 chest thrusts

12. Which of the following statement is true in regards of child and infant CPR(one
rescuer) as per the saudi 2010 guidelines ?

Establish unresponsiveness,check for effort of breathing,if no breathing check pulse,then 30


chest compressions if no pulse
Establish unresponsiveness,check for effort of breathing,if no breathing,give 2
breaths,then check pulse,then 30 chest compressions if no pulse, then call for help after 2
minutes.
Check for effort of breathing,if no breathing check pulse,then 30 chest compressions if no
pulse
Establish unresponsiveness, call for help,check for effort of breathing,if no breathing, check
pulse,then 30 chest compressions if no pulse
Establish unresponsiveness,call for help,check for effort of breathing,if no breathing,give
two breaths,check pulse,then 30 chest compressions if no pulse

13. A choking adult becomes unresponsive while you are doing abdominal thrusts for
severe choking. What should you do next?

Open the airway, look for and remove the object (if seen) before giving rescue breaths
Perform a tongue-jaw lift and finger sweep for at least 2 minutes
Continue the Heimlich maneuver until the object comes out of the victim's airway then
begin the steps of CPR
Give chest thrusts for 2 minutes, then begin CPR
Put the victim in the ground and activate the EMS system or send someone to activate
it(997), then start CPR.
14. Which of the following statements best describes why you should minimize
interruptions when giving chest compressions to any victim of cardiac arrest?

You do not need to worry about interrupting chest compressions.


Minimizing interruptions means you will not be as tired giving CPR.
Only advanced care professionals need to worry about minimizing interruptions.
If you minimize interruptions in chest compressions, you will decrease the victim's chances
of survival.
Minimal interruption during compressions (<10 seconds),which may increase the
victim's chances of survival

15. Which of the following statements is true regarding adult CPR? ?

Establish unresponsiveness,check for effort of breathing,if no breathing check


pulse,then 30 chest compressions if no pulse
Establish unresponsiveness,check for effort of breathing,if no breathing, give 2breath, check
pulse,then 30 chest compressions if no pulse
Establish unresponsiveness,check for effort of breathing,if no breathing, open the airway,if
no breathing give 2 breaths,then check pulse,then 30 chest compressions if no pulse
Check for effort of breathing,if no breathing check pulse,then 30 chest compressions if no
pulse
Check for effort of breathing,if no breathing,give 2 breaths, check pulse,then 30 chest
compressions if no pulse

16. Which of the following statements is true when choosing AED pads or an AED system
for an infant victim?

Use only the adult AED pads and system.


You can use the child pads and child system as long as you apply both pads to the victim's
chest
You can use the child pads and child system as long as you apply both pads to the victim's
back
You can use one adult pad and one child pad
it is recommended to use the AED in 2010 guidelines and you can use the child pads
and child system as long as you apply both pads one to the victim's chest and the other to
the victim's back.
17. Which of the following statements tells why it is important to give early defibrillation to
an adult?

Ventricular fibrillation is an uncommon cause of sudden cardiac arrest in adults


The most effective treatment for sudden cardiac arrest is synchronized cardioversion
The most frequent initial rhythm in witnessed sudden cardiac arrest is atrial fibrillation
ventricular tachycardia with pulse is the common cause of cardiac arrest
The probability of successful defibrillation diminishes rapidly over time

18. Which of the following best describes how you and a second rescuer can give CPR to an
adult victim together?

You give breaths and compressions while the second rescuer waits 2 minutes for his turn
You stop giving CPR while the second rescuer checks the victim's pulse
You give breaths while the second rescuer gives chest compressions
You stop giving CPR and wait for advanced care specialists to arrive and take over
non of the above

19. Which of the following describes a way you can allow the chest to recoil completely
after each chest compression?

Keep the chest pushed down approximately 1/2 to 1 inch between compressions
Take your weight off your hands and allow the chest to come back to its normal
position
Keep your weight on the victim's chest so the chest is slightly compressed at all times.
Compress the chest shallowly with each compression so you don't have to release too far
Keep the chest pushed down approximately 1and1/2 to 2 inch between compressions
20. Which of the following best describes how you and a second rescuer can give CPR to an
infant victim together using the 2-thumbs encircling hands technique?

You continue giving cycles of 30 compressions and 2 breaths while the second rescuer
waits 2 minutes for his turn
You switch to cycles of 15 compressions and 2 breaths with one rescuer giving chest
compressions and the other giving breaths
You stop giving CPR while the second rescuer checks the victim's pulse, then you continue
with cycles of 30 compressions and 2 breaths
You stop giving CPR and wait for advanced care specialists to arrive and take over
non of the above