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Click to edit Master subtitle style Checking the Victim Chapter 5
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Check for Life Threatening Conditions Unconsciousness Not breathing No heartbeat (child and infant only) Severe bleeding Chest Pain
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Checking Unconscious Victim Check for Consciousness- Check airway- Check signs of life- Heartbeat- Severe bleeding-
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Conscious Victims Can speak or cry Breathing Have a heartbeat Check where found
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Checking A Conscious Victim Check the victim from head to toe
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Interview the Victim 4 questions What happened? Feel any pain? Have any allergies? Medical conditions?
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Interview bystanders When you can’t interview victim
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Unformatted text preview: For additional information Head to Toe Exam If you suspect head, neck or back. .. Start at head Check for changing consciousness Check skin Use senses Ask about pain Continue until you have checked all areas Child or Infant Get permission Communicate with parent first Communicate primarily with child Check where found Observe first Eye-level Slow and friendly speech Toe to head Until EMS Arrives Do no harm Monitor breathing and consciousness Comfortable Maintain body temp Reassure Provide specific care as needed...
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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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