Unformatted text preview: infection or complication to occur. Step 6: Circulation Check – At this point, perform a distal-pulse* circulation check. Step 7 : Elevate – Depending on where the injury lies, elevate the wound where possible. Step 8: Communication & Compassion – This is the time when the victim should be encouraged to relax and be re-assured that help is on its way. Step 9 : ABC’s – Continually monitor the victim’s ABC’s in order to ensure their utmost well-being. *Distal-pulse is referring to the point on the victim to check for circulation that is farthest from the area of injury....
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- Fall '10
- Bowden Circulatory Emergencies, Aaron Bowden