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1. What is Respiratory Distress? When someone is struggling to get air.
2. Recognize the signs for choking: 1.Tell Them To Keep Coughing 2. Have someone call 911. 3. Stay with them.
3. Why tell them to keep coughing? They may be able to cough whatever that is stuck in there throat out.
4. Why Call 911? Even if there coughing and still getting air, they may stop at some point and need help.
5. What Is Respiratory Arrest? When someone is NOT getting ANY air.
6. How Do You Gain Expressed Consent? - Say Your Name - Say you're trained - Ask them if you can help
7. Step 1; Position yourself to the side of them, with one foot up next to theirs and your back leg behind them. This will help you catch them if they become unconscious. Place your arm around them across their chest reaching for the opposite shoulder. Bend them over until their head is parallel with the floor or lower.
8. Step 2; Place the heel of your hand between their should blades. Give 5 Back Blows - You should hear a hollow sound when you are hitting the the right spot. Stand them back up and place them infront of you.
9. Step 3; Find their navel [belly button] and place two fingers above it. Place your fist where your fingers were with your thumb against their stomach. Reach around them with the other hand and hold your fist. Give 5 quicker upper thrusts into the diaphragm.
10. Continue the 5 and 5 techniquie until: - the object is forced out - the person becomes unconscious * 5 & 5 is 5 back blows and 5 abdominal thrusts *
11. What do you do if the become unconscious at any point? Lock your arms under their shoulders and pull them towards your body. Support their body and head as you lower them to the ground. Always be aware of their head and lay gently on the ground.
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