It is the emergency procedure that should be done in case of cardiac arrest or during trauma. The aim is to maintain adequate ventilation and circulation until the underlying cause for the arrest can be reversed.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Cause of Cardiac Arrest
  1. Myocardial Infraction (MI) – most common
  2. Congenital Heart Disease
  3. Aortic Stenosis
  4. Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  5. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Primary Survey - ABCDE
Airway, Breathing And Circulation
1.       Airway :- Can patient talk and breathe freely? If obstructed, then 
           ·     Chin lift/jaw thrust (tongue is attached to the jaw)
           ·      Remove the foreign body or any food particle from the mouth

2.       Breathing
           ·         Artificial Ventilation
           ·         Give oxygen with self inflating bag or mask if available

3.       Circulation
           ·         Stop external bleeding
           ·         Provide fluid through cannula if available

4.       Disability:- See whether the person is:
           ·         Awake                       A
           ·         Verbal response        V
           ·         Painful response       P
           ·         Unresponsive            U

5.       Exposure
           ·         Undress the patient and look for injury

Mouth To Mouth Respiration Steps

If no improvement then send the pateient to the hospital immediately.