What are the steps of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Catharine A Bon, MD; Chief Editor: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD  more...
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In its full, standard form, CPR comprises the following 3 steps, performed in order:

  • Chest compressions

  • Airway

  • Breathing

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