Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

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Free board review questions of the week on cardiopulmonary resuscitation cpr

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This week’s case-based question:


An 86-year-old woman has had pneumonia complicated by non-ST myocardial infarction. She becomes abruptly unresponsive and the cardiac monitor briefly shows bradycardia with a rate of 40 beats/minute and then shows asystole. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is promptly initiated and several health care professionals are present. An endotracheal tube is placed, and its location is confirmed through auscultation, watching for chest rise, and capnography. How should rescue ventilations be coordinated with CPR?

Answer Options

1 breath after every 5 compressions
1 breath every 6 seconds without a pause in or synchronization to chest compressions
1 breath every 10 seconds
2 breaths after every 15 compressions
2 breaths after every 30 compressions

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