FIRST AID ACTION PLAN DRSABCD
7 STAGES TO FOLLOW IN FIRST AID
THE 7 STAGES
Response: Check for response ~ ask name ~ squeeze shoulders
- Send for help
- Make sure the patient is comfortable
- Check for injuries
- Monitor response
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
BREATHING: Check for breathing - look,then listen and feel.
Not normal breathing
- Start CPR
- place in recovery position
- monitor breathing
- manage the injuries
- treat for shock.
Continue CPR until help arrives or patients recovers.
DEFIBRILLATION: Apply defibrillator if available and follow voice prompts.