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If casualty is breathing normally
1. Put casualty in recovery position
2. Check pulse and breathing regularly
REpeat as necessary until...casualty is breathing normally....help arrives to take over.....or you are too exhausted to continue......
Call 999...Tell them you have an unconcious casualty who is not breathing....request a defibrillator
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How to perform CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) on an Adult Casualty
Give 30 Chest Compressions followed by 2 effective REscue Breaths
Shout for help!
Danger - Check for danger
Response - Check for response
Airway - Tilt head back - check mouth for obstructions and then open the airway
Breathing - Check for breathing
- not breathing/not breathing normally
- start compressions
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