In the jaw-thrust method of opening an adult casualty's airway, the jaw is lifted by:
a. Placing the fingertips under the angles of the jaw and lifting while using your
thumbs to keep the chin steady.
b. Hooking the thumb under the casualty's jaw, then lifting the chin.
Placing the fingertips under the bony part of the chin, hooking the thumb over
the casualty's bottom teeth, then lifting the chin.
d. Pressing the thumbs tightly on each side of the chin and pushing down.
After you have performed the head-tilt/chin-lift, the casualty's mouth should be:
b. Almost closed.
As wide open as possible.
You have found an unconscious casualty and are initiating rescue breathing.
When is the first time that you really take time to see if the casualty is breathing?
a. Just before you check the casualty for responsiveness.
b. Immediately after you check the casualty for responsiveness.
Just before you open the casualty's airway.
d. Immediately after you open the casualty's airway.
After using the head-tilt/chin-lift method to open a casualty's airway, the casualty
began to breathe normally and soon regained consciousness. The casualty has
no injuries. How should you position the casualty?
a. On his side.
b. On his back.
On his chest.