Are you or the casualty in any danger? If you have not already done so, make the situation safe and then assess the casualty.
If the casualty appears unconscious check this by shouting
‘Can you hear me?’, ‘Open your eyes’
If there is no response, shout for help then follow the ABC Procedure below:
Open the airway by placing one hand on the casualty’s forehead and gently tilting the head back.
Check the mouth for obstructions and then lift the chin using 2 fingers only.
If the casualty is breathing, place them in the recovery position.
If the casualty is not breathing, and the condition is due to injury, drowning, or choking or they are less than 8 years old, continue with sequence.
For any other casualty who is not breathing, call an ambulance, then return to casualty and begin sequence again.
Spend 10 seconds checking for signs of circulation: look, listen and feel for breathing, coughing, movement or any other signs of life.
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