D.R.S.A.B.C.D

Danger - Response - Send - Airway - Breathing - CPR - Defib.

ACTION PLAN

DANGER

Ensure the area is safe for yourself, others and the patient

RESPONSE

Check for response

- Ask name

- Squeeze shoulders


Response

- Make comfortable

- Monitor response


No response

- Continue with D.R.S.A.B.C.D

SEND for help

Call triple zero (000) for an ambulance or ask another person to make the call

AIRWAY

Open mouth

- If foreign material present:

- Place in recovery position

- Clear airway with fingers


BREATHING

Check for breathing

- Look

- Listen

- Feel


Normal breathing

- Place in recovery position

- Monitor breathing


Not normal breathing

- Start CPR

CPR

Start CPR

- 30 chest compressions : 2 breaths


Continue CPR until help arrives or patient recovers

DEFIBRILLATION

Apply defibrillator if available and follow voice prompts