The 30 chest compressions and two rescue breaths
should be repeated until an ambulance arrives.
6 Repeat: Continue compressions and rescue breaths
until an ambulance arrives.
Give five rescue breaths
: tilt their head back, seal your mouth over their mouth and nose.
In April this year, Mr James gave Adela Zastreskova chest compressions and rescue breaths
after realising that her heart had stopped beating.
They administered CPR and rescue breaths
for 20 minutes and in that period Amy stopped breathing on three occasions.
Through chest compressions and rescue breaths
, he managed to revive the mum-of-two before paramedics arrived to take over and rush her to hospital.
Compression-only CPR vs traditional CPR with rescue breaths
found no difference between both groups in non-cardiac causes whereas improved outcomes when compression-only CPR was adapted.
"I then realised that she was not maintaining a regular breathing pattern, so I continued with rescue breaths
to get her breathing back up to normal."
To carry out CPR, a person presses up and down on the casualty's chest (chest compressions) and gives them a series of rescue breaths
to help save their life.
The two alert home guards were reportedly well versed with the cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) method and administered chest compressions and rescue breaths
to revive the senior citizen on Thursday.
Deliver rescue breaths
by tilting the person's head back slightly and lifting the chin, pinching the nose shut while placing your mouth over the person's mouth to make a complete seal.
"I couldn't do rescue breaths
because a dog's mouth goes so much further around its head than a person's does.