As the first rescuer on the scene, you are performing cpr on an adult. when performing chest compressions, how deeply should you compress the chest?

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The depth of the CPR should be at least 2 inches or 5 cm. The recommended guidelines for CPR in an adult patient would be 100-120 compression per minute with 2-2.4 inches depth. Make sure that the chest has fully recoiled in each compression. Lower depth will decrease the efficiency while deeper depth will cause a higher risk of complication


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