With the Compressions – Airway – Breathing (C-A-B) method a victim receives compressions faster, and provides for quicker critical blood flow to vital organs.
The sequence of steps for conducting CPR using the C-A-B method (detailed further in following chapters)
2020 Interim Guidance for suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients:
In these times when everyone is being affected by the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), many lay responders/community rescuers are unlikely to have access to adequate PPE. They are also at an increased risk of exposure to COVID-19 during CPR, which might make individuals hesitant to act in times of cardiac emergencies.
However, lay rescuers of family members are likely to have already been exposed to COVID-19. Below are the primary interim changes to CPR during COVID-19 times.
PPE should be put on before conducting CPR.