D.R.S.A.B.C.D action plan:

By Ebony Hood:

In an emergency call triple zero (000) for an ambulance

D: danger

R: Response

S: SEND for help

A: airway

B: breathing

C: CPR

D: defibrillation

Action plan:

IF YOU SEE SOMEBODY IN NEED IN HELP; FOLLOW D.R.S.A.B.C.D:

DANGER: Ensure the area is safe for yourself, other and the patient

RESPONSE: Squeeze shoulders gently if there is no response...

SEND for help: call 000 zero for an ambulance; or ask another person to make the call

AIRWAY: Open mouth- if foreign material present place in recovery position; cleaR air way with fingers

BREATHING: check for breathing- look, listen and feel. if there is normal breathing- place in recovery position. NOT normal breathing:

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,.