IT CAN BE AS EASY AS A- B- C:
A - AIRWAY
victim flat on his/her back on a hard surface.
victim at the shoulders and shout "are you okay?"
no response, call emergency medical system VHF Channel 16 or 911 then,
- open victims' airway by
tilting their head back with one hand while lifting up their chin with
your other hand.
B - BREATHING
your cheek close to victims' nose and mouth, look toward victims' chest,
listen, and feel for
breathing (5-10 seconds)
not breathing, pinch victim's nose closed and give 2 full breaths
into victim's mouth (use microshield).
breaths won't go in, reposition head and try again to give breaths. If
still blocked, perform abdominal thrusts (Heimlich maneuver)
C - CIRCULATION
for carotid pulse by feeling for 5-10 seconds at side of victims' neck.
there is a pulse but victim is not breathing, give Rescue
breathing at rate of 1 breath every 5 seconds Or 12 breaths
there is no pulse, begin chest compressions as follows:
heel of one hand on lower part of victim's sternum. With your other hand
directly on top of first hand, Depress sternum 1.5 to 2 inches.
15 compressions to every 2 breaths. (rate: 80-100 per
for return of pulse every minute.
UNINTERRUPTED UNTIL ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT IS AVAILABLE.