How do the AHA pediatric BLS guidelines differ for one rescuer CPR compared to two rescuer CPR?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Catharine A Bon, MD; Chief Editor: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD  more...
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If CPR is initiated, the following recommendations for one-rescuer CPR versus two-rescuer CPR apply:

  • One-rescuer CPR should cycle between 30 chest compressions and 2 breaths
  • Two-rescuer CPR should cycle between 15 chest compressions and 2 breaths.

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