Check a conscious person by asking them questions - beginning with whether they would like your assistance or not (they have a right to refuse, and you should oblige them by only calling 911 if they refuse your care). After ascertaining consent, have them demonstrate motion and ask them about pain in each portion of the body from head to toe, avoiding movement of any area that is clearly injured or the victim says is painful.
First of all you must assess the danger to yourself and your casualty if it is during some kind of incident.
To find out wether your patient or casualty is concious or not, you must speak into both of their ears. This is incase they are deaf in one of them. If there is no response you should lightly shake their shoulders and ask them to make some kind of attempt at a response if they can hear you.
If they do not repsond to any of this then they are most likely unconcious.
The next step is to check the breathing abd circulation.
There are abbreviations to help with determining their consciousness.
A-alert (They track you with their eyes as you walk in the room and move, they answer questions, respond to stimuli such as sight, hearing, and touch.)
V-verbal (They do NOT track you with their eyes and appear to be unresponsive until you call out their name or use your voice to bring them back to consciousness or get their attention)
P-pain (They do NOT track you with their eyes, or respond to an verbal attempts to bring them back to consciousness or to get their attention. They only respond to painful stimuli such as doing a sternal rub, pinching ear lobes or pushing a pen upon their nail beds. These attempts should not cause injury to them such as bruising, bleeding, or leave marks.)
U-unresponsive (They do not respond to any stimuli. They can be breathing and have a pulse. They can be stable but just simply unresponsive)
In order to determine if CRP is necessary, they need to be completely unresponsive with no pulse at the carotid artery and no respirations.
The easiest way is to ask some obvious question e.g.:
- What is your name?
- What date do we have today?
- Who am I?
If the answer is right, the the patient is conscious.
you spray water on him/her a couple of times. (has to be more than 5 times)
You need to ask if the victim is ok or if no response check for a pulse.
see if your victim is breathing
After the accident, the patient lost consciousness.Regaining consciousness, the woman could not recall what happened.In the 1960s, LSD users believed the drug raised their consciousness.
It could be a positional lesion in the heart or the brain, this should be worked up thoroughly.
The comatose patient would regain consciousness after naloxone administration if the patient was comatose in the first place due to an opiate overdose. Naloxone is a competitive antagonist of opioids used to reverse their effect, which includes most notably respiratory depression.
The first aider should talk lots to the patient, to reasure the patient and to keep the patient from losing consciousness. Part of the taklking should be questions to get medical history - allergies etc, and recent meals to tell the ambulance crew. Also the first aider should try tactfully to find out how the accident happened so as to be able to write a report in the Accident Book etc.
Pinching the patient will illicit a response unless the case is unresponsive.
Voice or Verbal
To determine whether the patient was properly centered when the x-ray was taken, the distance between the medial end of both clavicles should be an equal distance ("equidistant") from the spinous processes of the (thoracic) vertebrae.
doctors who specialize in treating cancer, determine which drugs are best suited for each patient. This decision is based on the type of cancer, the patient's age and health, and other drugs the patient is taking.
You should study Spiral Dynamics to reach 2nd Tier Integral Consciousness.
no......... but it may be if the patient is too weak to control the pain
Sudden headache followed by loss of consciousness