The jaw-thrust maneuver is a technique applied to those with a suspected head/ spine injury ; it should only be applied if you have experience with this technique and are certified at the American Heart Association "BLS for Healthcare Providers" level of CPR.
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CPR for a suspected head/ spine injury (jaw thrust maneuver)

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The jaw-thrust maneuver is a technique applied to those with a suspected head/ spine injury ; it should only be applied if you have experience with this technique and are certified at the American Heart Association "BLS for Healthcare Providers" level of CPR.

The jaw thrust maneuver vs. the head-tilt-chin-lift when trying to give CPR breaths What do you do if you suspect a head/ spine injury, and you need to do CPR?  First and foremost, make sure you do effective CPR! Remember, the jaw thrust maneuver is a highly skilled maneuver that should only be done by well […]