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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : January 14th 2009
24 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, January 15, 2009 MB CHECK AND CLEAR • Position casualty on their back • Support head • Tilt slightly • CHECK AND CLEAR MOUTH CHECK FOR 'SIGNS OF LIFE' • Unresponsive • Unconscious • Not breathing normally • Not moving IF NO SIGNS OF LIFE • GIVE 2 RESCUE BREATHS • Support head and jaw • Tilt may be necessary to open airway IF SIGNS OF LIFE • RECOVERY POSITION • Position casualty on their side • Make sure airway remains clear EARLY DEFIBRILLATION Increases a casualty's chance of survival. If a defibrillator is available attach as soon as possible and follow its prompts For more information phone 02 9634 3700 THE INFORMATION ON THIS POSTER IS RECOMMENDED FOR WORKPLACE RELATED EMERGENCIES. IT IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR FORMAL INSTRUCTION CPR If someone collapses, to assess and assist follow the steps listed below SHOUT "ARE YOU OKAY?" • Squeeze the casualty's shoulders CALL FOR HELP • Ask a bystander to call 000 for an ambulance 2. RESPONSE 3. AIRWAY 4. BREATHING CPR • 30 compressions at a rate of 100 per minute, followed by 2 rescue breaths. • Compress to approx. one third depth of chest. • Continue until signs of life return. LOCATING COMPRESSION POINT • Find the centre of chest. • Place heel of the hand on compression point with fingers parallel to the ribs and slightly raised. Place other hand on top of the first. IF NO IMMEDIATE SIGNS OF LIFE - COMMENCE CPR FOR INFANTS (birth to 1 year): DO NOT tilt head back. Cover both mouth and nose for rescue breaths. Use two fingers to compress one third of chest depth 5. COMPRESSION 6. DEFIBRILLATION CHECK FOR DANGER • To yourself • To bystanders • To the casualty • REMOVE HAZARDS 1. DANGER GUIDETORESUSCITATION Inner -West Weekly Ability Healthcare 115 Silverwater Road Silverwater 9648 1888 www.abilityhealthcare.net Sales, Hire, Delivery Available On site parking. Mon-Fri 8am -4.30pm Sat 8am -- 1pm 10% Seniors Card (conditions apply) $1580 SAVE $270 RAMPS Dual Motor now Now $2400 SAVE $585 PRIDE PATHRIDER 10 SCOOTER SAVE 20% SHOWER STOOLS Standard $70 Fold away $80 4 WHEEL ROLLATORS Push down brakes $195 Cable Brakes $230 PREMIUM WHEELCHAIR Premium/light weight from $560 Sale ends 31/1/2009 PRIDE C6 LIFT CHAIR 2079974k wk29 VISIT connect to your community close to home matters Visit a photo gallery that pu you in the pic
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