THE F.A.S.T.1 TM PROCEDURE
a. Take body substance isolation (BSI) precautions.
b. Assemble and arrange the necessary equipment (figure 1-15).
Figure 1-15. F.A.S.T.1 TM equipment.
c. Explain the procedure to the casualty and ask about known allergies (if the
casualty is conscious).
d. Prepare and inspect equipment.
e. Don gloves.
f. Locate the suprasternal notch.
g. Cleanse the site with antimicrobial solution.
h. Emplace the target patch using your index finger to ensure proper alignment
with the casualty's sternal notch (figure 1-16).