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Unformatted text preview: back door of the AT room, and the oxygen tank is usually in the athletic training kits. Describe the emergency procedures for management of athletes in sudden cardiac or respiratory arrest. When an athlete is in sudden cardiac or respiratory arrest it is very important that the athletic trainer must call the local emergency number or 9-1-1. The local emergency number for Springfield College is 748-5555. Once someone has called and returned to help the AT, it is important to check for ABC’s, which are airway, breathing, and circulation. Those are important because they could show signs of distress within the body, not just externally. Also if an AED is available and is needed, the AED can be the lifesaver along with CPR....
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- Spring '08
- Cardiac arrest, AED, Bag Valve Mask, respiratory arrest