breathing check

breathing check,

n a series of steps, based on the pneumonic ABCD (Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Disability), used to determine the respiratory status of a patient in respiratory distress.

Patient discussion about breathing check

Q. How long is it possible to check up alcohol in breath? Or even more important- how long should I wait before driving after drinking?

A. If you drink two drinks- an hour. three drinks- 2 hours and so forth…
But you have to understand that the first place affected by alcohol is our cerebellum – the part in our brain that is important for coordination. Only after that the cerebrum. The part that makes you dizzy. So even if you don’t feel dizzy- your coordination is not good enough for driving.

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IF YOUR CHILD IS UNCONSCIOUS AND NOT BREATHING CHECK their response by tapping their shoulders gently.