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Can you describe how to treat someone having an asthma attack that has already been saved from drowning?

Asked by Ascott, Last updated: Sep 13, 2021

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John Adney

John Adney

John Adney
John Adney

Answered Jun 27, 2017

1. Assist the victim to a conforable posistion. This often involves sitting and leaning forward slightly or standing and leaning forward with the arms resting on some object.

2. Help the victim take any medication he or she has.

3. Loosen tight-fitting clothing around the neck or chest.

4. Assist or encourage the victim in pursued-lip breathing, breath into of counts of breath in for 2 seconds, and breath out for 4 seconds.

5. Treat for shock. Use WART's, warmth, ABC's, rest and assurance and treatment and semi-prone postion.

6. If the asthma attack continues or is sever, arrange for transportaion to hospital by calling EMS.

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John Adney

John Adney

John Adney
John Adney

Answered Feb 27, 2017

Ask for their medication, make them take the medication but do not make it for them and then treat for shock
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