D.R.S.A.B.C.D action plan:
By Ebony Hood:
In an emergency call triple zero (000) for an ambulance
S: SEND for help
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,.