How to Save a Life

Accident- an unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury.

I was in an car accident.

Breathing-the process of taking air into and expelling it from the lungs.

His breathing wasn't right.

Choke- (of a person or animal) have severe difficulty in breathing because of a constricted or obstructed throat or a lack of air.

Caroline had choked on a piece if chicken.

Compressions- the action of compressing or being compressed, the reduction in volume (causing an increase in pressure) of the fuel mixture in an internal combustion engine before ignition.

Jonas did compressions on the baby to make its heart beat again.

Emergency- a serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action.

My mom had a serious emergency at work.

Faint- 2.weak and dizzy; close to losing consciousness.

I was feeling very faint.

First aid - help given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available.

My first aid kid is in my locker.

Heartbeat- the pulsation of the heart.

The man wasn't breathing but he had a heartbeat.

Pulse-a rhythmical throbbing of the arteries as blood is propelled through them, typically as felt in the wrists or neck.

My pulse was weak.

Rescue-save (someone) from a dangerous or distressing situation.

He rescued me from the dangerous cliff.

Respiration - the action of breathing.

His respiration was off.

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