C of DRSABCD

C of DRSABCD

  • C PR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) – if an adult is unconscious and not breathing, make sure they are flat on their back,then place the heel of one hand in the centre of their chest and your other hand on top. Press down firmly and smoothly (compressing to one third of their chest depth) 30 times. Give two breaths. To get the breath in, tilt their head back gently by lifting their chin. Pinch their nostrils closed,blow firmly into their mouth. Keep going with the 30 compressions and two breaths at the speed of approximately five repeats in two minutes.

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First aid basics and DRSABCD

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A of  DRSABCD
  • A irway – Is the person’s airway clear? Is the person breathing?
  • If the person is responding, they are conscious and their airway is clear, assess how you can help them with any injury.
  • If the person is not responding and they are unconscious, you need to check their airway by opening their mouth and having a look inside. If their mouth is clear, tilt their head gently back (by lifting their chin) and check for breathing. If the mouth is not clear, place the person on their side, open their mouth and clear the contents, then tilt the head back and check for breathing.

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Learn the first aid method of DRSABCD
  • D anger – always check the danger to you, any bystanders and then the injured or ill person. Make sure you do not put yourself in danger when going to help another person.
  • R esponse – is the person conscious? Do they respond when you talk to them, touch their hands or squeeze their shoulder?
  • S end for help – call your respective place helpline number for para medics. Don’t forget to answer the questions asked by the operator.

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