New Zealand Resuscitation Council Inc – DRS ABC (Level 1 Adult and Child)

This diagram from the New Zealand Resuscitation Council shows the DRS ABC.

D is to Check for Danger

R is to Check for Responsiveness

S is to Shout for help – ask a bystander to dial 111 and ask for an ambulance

A is to Open airway

B is to Check for Breathing – if not breathing, start CPR. Otherwise, if alone, leave the victim and dial 111

C is for CPR 30:2 – thirty chest compressions, followed by opening the airway and giving two breaths.