[Answer] A patient is experiencing respiratory distress secondary to an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The patient begins to exhibit signs and symptoms of worsening respiratory function and experiences respiratory arrest. The team intervenes delivering ventilations via BVM resuscitator. The team would deliver 1 ventilation at which interval?

Answer: The team would deliver 1 ventilation every 5 to 6 seconds. Each ventilation should last about 1 second and make the chest begin to rise.
A patient is experiencing respiratory distress secondary to an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The patient begins to exhibit signs and symptoms of worsening re…

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