2. do not touch or move painful, injured areas on the body
3. get consent to give care
2. Irregular pupil size
3. trouble breathing
2. inability to move the fingers or toes
3. blue or pale skin amp; loss of sensation in the extremities
2. for a snug fit press the ends and edges down
2. Do not remove any blood-soaked dressings
3. Ensue the 9-1-1 or the local emergency number has been called
2. to reduce pain
3. to prevent damage to muscle, nerves, and blood vessels
2. flushed, pale, ashen (gray), or bluish skin color
3. slow or rapid breathing
2. early defibrillation
3. early CPR
2.when you are completely exhausted
3.when the victim starts breathing on his or her own
2.are smooth, regular and given straight up and down
3.allow the chest to return to its normal position
3.airway and breathing problems
2.Airports and airplanes
2.give CPR until the AED is ready to be used
3.postion it next to the victim
Number of persons involved
Your name and the phone number you are calling from
*Infants’ and children’s respiratory structures are more easily obstructed than are those of adults.
*Cardiac arrest in children usually results from respiratory arrest.
2. position it next to the victim.
3. turn on the AED
2. Fractured ribs or bruises on the chest
3. Vomiting or coughing up blood
2. External bleeding
3. Possible infection
To prevent infection
To absorb blood
an impaled object.
a spinal injury
Massive internal blood loss
To prevent damage to muscle, nerves, and blood vessels
To prevent a closed fracture from becoming an open fracture
High blood pressure
Being very lean
Excessive cold or heat
Lack of oxygen
A depressed person needs sympathetic silence.
A depressed person needs empathetic reassurance.
Persons who have detailed suicide plans
Persons who have a close relative who committed suicide
Occupations in the “wilderness”
Residences in the “wilderness”
handle the victim gently.
begin CPR and continue until the victim is evaluated by a healthcare provider
high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE).
high-altitude cerebral edema (HACE).