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Unconsciousness

  1. Check for responsiveness by gently tapping the victim's shoulder and asking "Are you OK?" DO NOT shake the victim.
  2. If no response, shout "Help!" and look for a medic alert tag at the victim's neck or wrist. Send someone to call 911.
  3. If the victim has a pulse but is not breathing, begin rescue breathing.
  4. If the victim is not breathing and has no pulse, begin CPR.
  5. Monitor pulse and breathing and continue care until ambulance arrives.
 
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