Ambulance Breathing Recovery

Check breathing

Check airways and breathing

  • Check the mouth for any obvious obstructions
  • Clear any blockage
  • Open the airways by performing chin lift head tilt
  • Place your ear above the person’s mouth and look along the chest and abdomen
  • Check breathing for 10 seconds
  • Give 2 mouth to mouth breaths if not

Try not to panic – ambulance operator will be able to talk you through what needs to be done.

Recovery position

Recovery Position

And monitor…

If breathing place in recovery position