Last Updated on Aug 09, 2020

Assessment of the situation

Evaluate if the victim is conscious or unconscious. If the patient appears unconscious, tap or shake his or her shoulder and ask loudly, "Are you OK?" 

If the person doesn't respond, follow the steps below call for emergency medical assistance. If you can't leave the scene, have somebody else to do the job of getting medical assistance.

References:

  1. Road Traffic Injuries - (https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/road-traffic-injuries)
  2. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: New Concept - (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3475464/)
  3. Emergencies and First Aid - Mouth-to-Mouth Resuscitation - (https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/emergencies-and-first-aid-mouth-to-mouth-resuscitation)
  4. CPR Steps - (https://www.redcross.org/take-a-class/cpr/performing-cpr/cpr-steps)
  5. Bleeding - (https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/bleeding)
  6. Bone Fractures - (https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/bone-fractures)

Comments

vm.musthafa Thursday, January 31, 2013

nice

suneetha2264 Thursday, October 11, 2012

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salah Sunday, February 7, 2010

i am very careful when i do something so i dont get hurt

Dr.Mansoor Ali Mangi Friday, October 31, 2008

Hi,it is an Excellent article about accident and emergency.Do let me know more through email.
REGARDS.
Dr.Mansoor Ali Mangi

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