Pediatric First Aid

Checking an Injured or Ill Infant

  1. Check for responsiveness
  2. Call 911
  3. Open the airway
  4. Check for breathing
  5. Give 2 rescue breaths
  6. Quickly scan for severe bleeding

Conscious Choking

  1. Give 5 back blows
  2. Give 5 abdominal thrusts
  3. Continue care

Unconscious Choking

  1. Give rescue breaths
  2. Give chest compression
  3. Look for an remove object if seen
  4. Give 2 rescue breaths

CPR

  1. Give 30 chest compression
  2. Give 2 rescue breaths
  3. DO NOT STOP

Controlling External Bleeding

  1. Cover the wound
  2. Apply direct pressure until bleeding stops
  3. Cover the dressing with a bandage
  4. Apply pressure and call 911