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irculation

  • Check for signs of circulation (check for breathing, moving, coughing)
  • Check for a carotid pulse for 10 seconds. How? Slide your fingers from the corner of the victim's eye down to the groove under (and anterior to) the angle of the mandible.

 

If there is a pulse give 1 breath every 5 seconds and recheck in 2 minutes
OR
If there is no pulse attach an AED (if available) or begin CPR
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