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Title

Unconsciousness

Symptoms

Victim is not mentally aware; does not respond to sound or light; may be completely unresponsive.

Treatment

  1. Call 911 or your local EMS.
  2. DO NOT move victim or give anything by mouth unless he or she is in immediate danger (gunfire, could be hit by a car, fire).
  3. Keep victim warm; loosen any tight clothing.
  4. Maintain an open airway. If breathing difficulties develop, begin rescue-breathing techniques immediately.
  5. Check for emergency medical identification tag to help determine cause of unconsciousness.