ABC of first aid

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Always remember your ABC's after hazards,hello,help (get help ASAP) start your ABC * '''A-airway''' (check for patent airway and obstructions)if obstruction found, first rectify with removing obstruction * '''B-breathing''' -is your patient breathing?, listen carefully for breath sounds for 20 counts if none detected use your hand to carefully move the head back to open airway (head tilt chin lift) with c- spine considerations and give 2 rescue breaths before progressing to next step * '''C-circulation''' is the patient's heart still beating if not start chest compressions with 30 compressions to 2 rescue breaths till your help arrives


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