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ROYAL AIR FORCE. COMMON CORE AND DEPLOYMENT SKILLS AIDE-MEMOIRE
◉ Use HRABC to assess the casualty.
◉ Carry out a quick check of the casualty for major bleeds.
◉ Examine the casualty thoroughly for other injuries or conditions. (Secondary Survey).
◉ Treat urgent injuries as appropriate, if the casualty starts to vomit immediately place in the recovery position.
◉ Place casualty in the recovery position, if injuries allow.
◉ If the casualty does not regain full consciousness immediately, call for medical aid, and once all first aid measures have been completed, carry out a more detailed check of response levels using the tables. Repeat and record the assessment every 10 minutes.
◉ Keeping the casualty's hand pressed against their cheek, pull on the far leg and roll the casualty towards you and on to their side.
It may be some time before medical help arrives. By recording the casualty's level of response you will be able to determine if a deterioration of the casualty's condition is taking place. Complete the chart by placing the appropriate score in the column after each check. The completed form will provide useful information for medical personnel and should remain with the casualty.
Complete the chart by placing a tick in the appropriate column after each check.