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

DANGER-RESPONSE-SEND-AIRWAYS-BREATHING-CPR-DEFIBRILLATOR

ACTION PLAN

DEFINITION OF FIRST AID

To help a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available.

DANGER

Ensure that the area is safe for yourself, others and the patient. YOU are the first priority

RESPONSE

Check for a response - ask them their name and squeeze their shoulders. Put your hand in their hand and tell them to "squeeze my my hand if you can hear me".

If they respond, make them comfortable and make sure that they keep responding to you.

If they don't respond continue with the action plan.

SEND FOR HELP

Call triple zero (000) for an ambulance

If there are other people around, get them to make the call

AIRWAY

Open their mouth, if foreign material is present, or there is something blocking the airway place them in the recovery position and clear out their airway with your fingers
If there isn't anything in their mouth keep them on their back

BREATHING

Check if they are breathing, look, listen and feel.
If they aren't breathing or not normally, start CPR
If they are breathing normally, place them in the recovery position and monitor their breathing

CPR

Start CPR - 30 chest compressions to 2 breaths

You should be able to do two compressions every 1 second
Continue CPR until help arrives or until patient recovers

DEFIBRILLATION

Apply the defibrillator if available

Follow the voice promts