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A child has a deep arm laceration on his arm and his face is moist and very pale. What would you do 1st?
What are the 3 basic steps (in order) you should take in an emergency?
CHECK(victim & scene), CALL(911) CARE (for the victim)
A victim is found face up. What should you do first to check & see if he/she is breathing?
Perform the head-tilt/ chin-lift technique.
When checking a victim during the emergency action steps, What do you check first for?
What do you do to check an unconscious victim for signals of breathing?
Look, Listen, and Feel for breathing for no more than 10 seconds
If you can not see, hear or feel any signals of life, what would your next step be?
Give 2 rescue breaths
What do you do if a victim vomits while providing rescue breaths?
Carefully turn victim on their side and bend the top leg and move it forward
You should continue CPR until-
You are to exhausted to continue, scene becomes unsafe, or help arrives to take over
The cycle of compressions to breaths in CPR for an adult victim is-
30 compressions to every 2 breaths
Children, unlike adults do not often initially suffer form cardiac emergencies. Instead, children-
Suffer respiratory emergencies that develop into cardiac emergencies.
To help a conscious choking adult, once they can no longer cough, breathe or speak, you should:
do abdominal thrusts until the object comes out or the person goes unconscious.
What is the alternative to abdominal thrusts for a conscious choking infant?
5 back blows and 5 chest thrusts
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