Basic First Aid Information

for children

Checking an injured or ill child or infant

  1. Check for responsiveness
  2. Call 9-1-1
  3. Open the airway
  4. Check for breathing
  5. Give 2 rescue breaths
  6. Quickly scan for serve bleeding

Conscious Choking Child

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

Conscious Choking-Infant

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

Unconscious Choking-Child and Infant

  1. Give rescue breaths
  2. Give chest compressions
  3. Look for and remove object if seen
  4. Give 2 rescue breaths

CPR- child and infant

  1. Give 30 chest compressions
  2. Give 2 rescue breaths
  3. Do not stop

AED- child and infant

  1. Turn on AED
  2. Wipe bare chest dry
  3. Attach pads
  4. Plug in connector, if necessary
  5. Stand clear
  6. analyze heart rhythm
  7. Deliver Shock
  8. Preform CPR

Controlling external bleeding

  1. Cover the wound
  2. Apply direct pressure until bleeding stops
  3. Cover the dressing with bandage
  4. Apply more pressure and call 9-1-1

Burns

  1. Remove from source of burn
  2. Cool the burn
  3. Cover loosely with sterile dressing
  4. Call 9-1-1
  5. Care for shock

Poisoning

  1. Call 9-1-1or poison control hotline
  2. Provide care

Seizure

  1. Call or have someone call 9-1-1
  2. Remove nearby objects