Basic First Aid For Adults

by: Lily McCormick

Things to do in an emergency when someone can't breathe

  • After checking the scene for safety, check the person
  • After checking the scene and the injured or ill person, have someone call 911 and get consent
  • Administer CPR and/or rescue breaths
  • If they don't work you can use the AED
  • Use disposable gloves and other personal protective equipment and obtain consent whenever giving care
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