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Chest compressions are the most important component of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). It is vital chest compressions are of good quality if CPR is going to be effective in keeping the casualty alive until the arrival of a defibrillator (AED).
In order to perform high quality chest compressions you should:
To deliver effective chest compressions you should be using the whole weight of your upper body, just using your arm muscles alone is unlikely to deliver enough force.
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