Treating choking in adults and children over 7 years old

Step 1: Encourage coughing • Ask the victim to cough. This may dislodge whatever is blocking the victim’s windpipe. • Check a child’s mouth to see if anything has been dislodged. Step 2:  Give abdominal thrusts • If the victim is becoming weak, or stops breathing or coughing, carry out abdominal thrusts. Stand behind the victim and […]

Treating Unconsciousness in all ages

  Step 1: Check consciousness • Check the victim for signs of consciousness. • Open the victim’s airway and check her breathing. • If the victim is not breathing, begin rescue breaths. • If the victim is breathing, place her in the recovery position and treat any injuries (see step 3). Step 2: Summon help • Dial […]

Procedure for giving CPR in babies under 1 years old

Before you start: Make sure that you have carried out the following steps: • Checked for consciousness but had no response. • Opened the baby’s airway. • Checked for breathing but found no signs. • Given two effective rescue breaths and checked for signs of circulation but found none. OR • Attempted two rescue breaths […]

Procedure for giving CPR in children from 7 -1 years old

Before you start: Make sure that you have carried out the following steps: • Checked for consciousness but had no response. • Opened the victim’s airway. • Checked for breathing but found no signs. • Given two effective rescue breaths and checked for signs of circulation but found none OR • Attempted two rescue breaths […]

Procedure for giving CPR in adults and children over 7 years old

Before you start:  Make sure that you have carried out the following steps: • Checked for consciousness but had no response. • Opened the victim’s airway. • Checked for breathing but found no signs. • Given two effective rescue breaths and checked for signs of circulation but found none OR • Attempted two rescue breaths […]

Procedure for giving rescue breaths in babies under 1 years old

Before you start Make sure that you have carried out the following steps: • Checked for consciousness but had no response. • Opened the baby’s airway. • Checked for breathing but found no signs. Step 1 Breathe into baby’s mouth • Make sure that the baby’s airway is still open. • Take a breath. Seal […]

Procedure for giving rescue breaths in adults and children

Before you start:  Make sure that you have carried out the following steps: • Checked for consciousness but had no response. • Opened the victim’s airway. • Checked for breathing but found no signs. Step 1: Breathe into victim’s mouth • Check that the victim’s airway is still open. • Pinch the victim’s nose closed […]

Recovery position in babies under 1 year old

Before your start: Make sure that you have carried out the following steps: • Checked for consciousness but had no response. • Opened the baby’s airway. • Checked for breathing and found definite signs. Step 1: Pick up baby • Hold the baby securely in your arms so that his head is lower than his […]

Recovery position in adults and children

Before you start Make sure that you have carried out the following steps: • Checked for consciousness but had no response. • Opened the victim’s airway. • Checked for breathing and found definite signs. 1. Position arms and legs: • Kneel next to the victim. • If the victim is wearing eyeglasses, remove them. Also […]