FIRST AID ACTION PLAN DRSABCD

7 STAGES TO FOLLOW IN FIRST AID

THE 7 STAGES

Danger: Make sure the area is safe for self , others and the patient you treating.

Response: Check for response ~ ask name ~ squeeze shoulders

NO RESPONSE:

  • Send for help

RESPONSE:

  • Make sure the patient is comfortable
  • Check for injuries
  • Monitor response
SEND for help: Call Triple Zero (000) for an ambulance

or ask another person to make the call.

AIRWAY: Open mouth - if a different material is in use:

  • place in the recovery position
  • clear the airway with your fingers
Open airway by tilting head with chin lift.

BREATHING: Check for breathing - look,then listen and feel.

Not normal breathing

  • Start CPR
Normal breathing

  • place in recovery position
  • monitor breathing
  • manage the injuries
  • treat for shock.
CPR: Start CPR - 30 chest compressions : 2 breaths

Continue CPR until help arrives or patients recovers.

DEFIBRILLATION: Apply defibrillator if available and follow voice prompts.