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Medical First Response   
Hazards - Environment - Mechanism of Injury - # of Patients  
  
Circulation - Airway - Breathing - Defibrillation 
   
Primary Survey                                                                        Secondary Survey   
O – Onset – Fast or Slow                                                        S – Symptoms  
P – Provokes – What makes it worse or better        A – Allergies  
Q – Quality – Describe the pain                                                M – Medications   
R – Region/Radiation - Where is the pain?            P – Past Illness 
                                      - Does it go anywhere?    L – Last Oral Intake 
S – Severity – Scale from 1- 10                                                           /Doctor Visit 
T – Time – How long have you had it?                                 E – Events leading     
                                                                                             to Injury/Illness     
 
  Medical First Response    
Blood Pressure     Average 120 / 80  
    – Systolic (high) normal female  – 90 + age (up to 140)  
     Systolic (high) normal male     – 100 + age (up to 150) 
      Diastolic (low) female/male    – 60 – 90 
   
   
Heart Rate   Average 72 beats /minute  
      Normal   Adult          Child             Infant   
                             60-100       80-150     120-150 beats/min. 
   
Respiratory – Average 15 breaths / minute
     – Normal   Adult           Child           Infant
                     12-20         20-40    up to 60 breaths/min.
   – Access Rhythm, Volume, and Rate 

18 Petite Riviere Road, Petite Riviere, N.S. B4V 5X6
Phone: 688-2741 Fax: 688-1132