Deciding to act:once you identified an emergency you must decide how you will act.
Activating the EMS system by calling 9-1-1 or the local emergency number:talk to the EMD and tell them about the crisis and they will tell you pre-arrival medical instructions.
Giving care until medical help arrives and takes over:follow the instructions provided by the EMD.
Call:9-1-1 and make an emergency report.
Care: for the person until the medical responders arrive.
ankle drag:to move a person who is too large to carry in any other way .
two person seat carry:requires a second responder, put one arm behind the person’s thighs and back. This move should be used when the victim is conscious and not seriously injured.
pack strap carry:can be used with both conscious and unconscious victims with an unconscious person a second responder is needed.
clothes drag:can be used with both conscious and unconscious victims suspected of having a head, neck or spinal injury.
walking assist:you would place the person’s arms across your shoulders and hold it in place with one hand, your other hand would go around the person’s waist. This move should be used while the victim is conscious but has a hard time walking.
skeletal:skull and spinal column
Care First:an unconscious person younger than 12 years of age who did not see collapse, any person who had a drowning accident.
Child: someone between the ages 1-12.
Infant: considered to be someone between the ages of 1-8 or weighing less than 55 pounds.
Child: ask parent or guardian to help calm the child or infant, communicate and explain clearly to the guardian what you are going to do.
Feel on your face the respiration from nose to mouth.