+PEDIATRIC CPR (Child and Infant)

  • Use of Cell Phones to Activate EMS:
  • The BLS algorithm has been changed to include the use of a mobile phone to activate EMS without leaving the victim’s side.
  • Compression Rates:
  • The recommended rate is 100 to 120 compressions per minute (as opposed to ‘at least’ 100 compressions).
  • Compression Depth:
  • For adolescents, a maximum compression depth not greater than 2.4 inches (6 cm) is recommended.