Figure 1-10.--Instructions for administering CPR.
fingers or extend them straight out, and KEEP THEM
(fig. 1-11). A fracture in this area could lacerate the
OFF THE VICTIM'S CHEST! See figure 1-12.
With the elbows locked, apply vertical pressure
Place the heel of one hand directly on the lower half
straight down to depress the sternum (adult) from 1 1/2
of the sternum, two fingers up from the notch, and the
to 2 inches. Then release the pressure, keeping the heels
heel of the other on top of the first hand. Interlock your