In an emergency situation use the following steps to check a patients vital signs, etc. Remember your CABC’s.
Step 1: Check if the patient is Conscious. Is the patient responsive, clear or dizzy etc?
Step 2: Check if the patient’s Air passage is obstucted
Step 3: Check if the patient is Breathing, how s/he is breathing and how the breathing develops
Step 4: To check Circulation, check is the patient’s heart beating, how it is beating and developing?
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