What is the most likely cause of a blocked airway in an unconscious casualty?
When opening an unconscious casualty's airway, you should normally use the
________________________ method. However, if you suspect a head or spinal
injury, the ________________________ method is preferred.
You find a casualty that appears to be unconscious. You are not in danger from
enemy fire and have time to perform care. In which order should you perform the
following tasks? Write "1" in the space before the first task you would perform, "2"
in the space before the next task you would perform, and so forth.
Apply a pressure dressing to a serious wound on the casualty's arm.
Check the casualty for breathing using Look, Listen, and Feel.
Open the casualty's airway using the head-tilt/chin-lift.
_____ Splint the casualty's fractured leg.
Apply a seal to an open chest wound.
You must leave an unconscious casualty to perform other duties. How should you
normally position the casualty before you leave?
a. On his back.
b. On his side.
On his chest.
d. In whatever position you originally found him.
Why did you position the casualty in exercise 17 in the manner you chose?