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Breathing and Circulation Emergencies

Breathing and Circulation Emergencies

Author: Martha Giles

Student will identify several respiratory emergencies by their symptoms and describe the first aid actions required.


Enjoy the clip from "Hitch" but be alert to the misinformation presented!  Can you identify all the errors?

Watch the Educreations presentation to learn the various emergencies that can affect the respiratory system and what you as a "First Aider" can do about them.

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Breathing Emergencies

7 minutes

Source: Giles on Educreations

Allergy Scene from Hitch

Hitch has eaten shellfish without knowing that he had an allergy. At this point however, the observers should have called 911, not just taken him to a pharmacy!

Source: "Hitch" on YouTube