…..object under the women’s right hip will tilt her to the left. It will assist in moving the uterus off the major blood vessels in the abdomen. The woman’s shoulders should remain flat to provide quality chest compressions. The tilting process should not be allowed to compromise the quality of chest compressions. If this is the case, perform chest compressions as usual.
*Please note the current published CPR guidance below applicable during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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