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Day 5: Checking an ill or injured person. Bellringer #5 On page 711 in the Health book: Define the terms “choking”, “universal distress signal”, and “abdominal thrusts”. On page 715 in the Health book: Define the term “rescue breathing”. Checking an ill of injured person. For an Adult :

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Day 5 checking an ill or injured person

Day 5: Checking an ill or injured person

Bellringer #5

On page 711 in the Health book:

  • Define the terms “choking”, “universal distress signal”, and “abdominal thrusts”.

  • On page 715 in the Health book:

    • Define the term “rescue breathing”


  • Checking an ill of injured person

    Checking an ill of injured person

    • For an Adult:

      • Check the scene

      • Check the person

        • Tap shoulder and shout, ”are you okay?”

      • No Response, CALL 911

        • If alone call 911 first before giving care

      • Open airway (tilt head, lift chin) – Checking for signs of life for no more then 10 seconds


    Head tilt chin lift

    Head Tilt Chin Lift


    If breathing place in recovery position and monitor abc s

    If Breathing, place in recovery position and monitor ABC’s


    If not breathing

    If not breathing:

    • Give 2 Breaths

      • If breaths go in

        • Give cycles of 30 chest compressions and 2 breaths.

      • Continue CPR until—

        • Scene becomes unsafe

        • You find a sign of life

        • AED is ready to use

        • You are too exhausted to continue

        • Another trained responder arrives and takes over


    Rescue breaths

    Rescue Breaths:

    • Tilt head and lift chin, then pinch the nose shut.

    • Take a breath and make a complete seal over he person’s mouth.

    • Blow to make chest clearly rise.

      • Each breath should last about 1 second


    If not breathing choking

    If not breathing: Choking

    • Give 2 Breaths

      • If breaths DO NOT go in

        • Retilt and try again

      • If breaths still do not go in

        • Give 30 chest compressions

        • Look for an object

          • Remove it if one is seen

        • Try 2 rescue breaths

      • If breaths still do not go in

        • Continue previous steps until breaths go in

      • If breaths go in

        • Check for signs of life

        • Give care based on conditions you find


    Checking an ill of injured person1

    Checking an ill of injured person

    • For a Child or Infant:

      • Check the scene

      • Check the person

        • Tap shoulder and shout, ”are you okay?”

      • No Response, CALL 911

        • If alone give about 2 minutes of care first then call 911

      • Open airway (tilt head, lift chin) – Checking for signs of life for no more then 10 seconds


    If breathing place in recovery position and monitor abc s1

    If Breathing, place in recovery position and monitor ABC’s


    If not breathing1

    If not breathing:

    • Give 2 Breaths

      • If breaths go in

        • Check pulse

        • Child – Carotid artery

        • Infant – Brachial artery


    If not breathing choking1

    If not breathing:Choking

    • Give 2 Breaths

      • If breaths DO NOT go in

        • Retilt and try again

      • If breaths still do not go in

        • Give 30 chest compressions

        • Look for an object

          • Remove it if one is seen

        • Try 2 rescue breaths

      • If breaths still do not go in

        • Continue previous steps until breaths go in

      • If breaths go in

        • Check for signs of life

        • Give care based on conditions you find


    If a pulse but not breathing

    If a pulse but NOT breathing:

    • Give 1 rescue breath about every 3 second.

      • Pinch nose shut

      • Make seal over child’s mouth

      • Blow to make chest clearly rise.

        • Each breath should last about 1 second

      • After about 2 minutes recheck signs of life and pulse for no more tan 10 seconds


    If no pulse

    If no pulse:

    • Give cycles of 30 chest compressions and 2 breaths.

    • Continue CPR until—

      • Scene becomes unsafe

      • You find a sign of life

      • AED is ready to use

      • You are too exhausted to continue

      • Another trained responder arrives and takes over


    Chest compressions

    Chest Compressions


    Conscious choking adult child

    Conscious Choking – Adult/Child

    • Check scene, then person

    • Have someone call 911

    • Obtain consent (parent or guardian)

    • Lean the person forward and give 5 back blows with the heel of your hand.

    • Give 5 quick, upward abdominal thrusts

      • Just above the navel, thumb inward – grasp with other hand


    Back blows

    Back Blows:


    Abdominal thrusts

    Abdominal Thrusts:


    Continue back blows and abdominal thrusts until

    Continue back blows and abdominal thrusts until :

    • Object is forced out.

    • Person can breathe or cough forcefully.

      • If a person is coughing do not do anything but encourage them to keep coughing.

    • Person becomes unconscious.


    Conscious choking infant

    Conscious Choking - Infant

    • Check scene, then person

    • Have someone call 911

    • Obtain consent from a parent or guardian, if present

    • Give 5 back blows

    • Give 5 Chest thrusts

      • Hold head and neck securely when giving back blows and chest thrusts.


    Back blows infant

    Back Blows: Infant


    Chest thrusts infant

    Chest Thrusts: infant


    Continue back blows and chest thrusts until

    Continue back blows and chest thrusts until :

    • Object is forced out.

    • Infant can breathe or cough forcefully.

      • If a person is coughing do not do anything but encourage them to keep coughing.

    • Infant becomes unconscious.


    Now lets practice

    Now lets practice:


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