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Click to edit Master subtitle style Responding to an Emergency Chapter 2
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Be Prepared Keep personal info handy Have current medical insurance Keep emergency numbers handy Have first aid kit Have house/apt. numbers easy to read Wear medical alert tag
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Emergency Action Steps Check Call Care
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Check Check the scene Check the victim
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Call EMS Local emergency number 911
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CARE Care until medical help arrives and releases you
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Check the Scene Safety What happened? Number of Victims? Bystanders present?
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Check the Victim Life threatening conditions Non -life threatening conditions
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Call 911 When to call What information What to make certain called
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Unformatted text preview: Criteria for Calling Abnormal Persistent Recurrent Severe When in doubt Information for Dispatcher Condition of victim (s) Number of victims What may have happened Exact location Your name Phone number calling from What help being given Care or Call First? What to do when alone or have no one to call Adult victim Child or infant victim Provide Care Life-threatening Non life-threatening Comfort and reassurance Permission to Give Care Introduce self Get consent What is implied consent? Emergency Action Check Call Care...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course HEALTH AND HED 2354 taught by Professor Ms.robarts during the Spring '11 term at Texas State.

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