Emergency Procedures and First Aid

ABC’s
Airway
Breathing
Circulation

If unconscious individual is not breathing, first open the airway by … ( 2 maneuvers )
– tilting the head and lifting the chin
– jaw-thrust maneuver

While waiting for EMS to arrive, continuously check the patient for the following signs:
(1) degree of responsiveness, (2) airway/breathing ability, (3) heartbeat (rate and rhythm), (4) bleeding, and (5) signs of shock.