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Open The Airway

  • Lift the chin and the jaw

  • Look to see if the chest is going up and down

  • Listen for air movement

  • Feel for breath moving in and out

Is the Person Breathing?

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Further Instructions

  • Make sure there isn't anything in the mouth obstructing breathing

  • If the person vomits, don't panic. You did nothing wrong

  • Tilt the head to the side and wipe out the mouth with a cloth or your fingers

Make sure you keep the airway open at all times!

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