First Aid with DRSABCD

In an emergency call triple zero [000] for an ambulance

D stands for danger

Danger means to ensure the area is safe for yourself, others and the patient.

R stands for Response

Check for the patients response - ask name - squeeze shoulders


If there isn't any response:

Send for help.

Check for injuries

Monitor response


If there is a response:

Make he or she comfortable

S stands for send for help

Call triple zero for an ambulance or ask another person to make the call.