Hazard Single casualty in cardiac arrest
Knowledge and understanding
|Single casualty in cardiac arrest||
Understand all associated hazard knowledge
When initial fire and rescue service responding personnel have a single 'dead' casualty to deal with, it may be considered appropriate to act by carrying out the following control measure. For the casualty in cardiorespiratory arrest a systematic approach to care should be adopted, using Safety ABC. Good effective chest compressions and early defibrillation are key.