What should I do if I must leave an unconscious person to get help?

If you must leave the person to get help, place him or her into a modified high arm in endangered spine (H.A.IN.E.S.) recovery position.

If there is no indication of an endangered spine, place the hand of the upper arm palm-side down with the fingers under the armpit of the extended lower arm. 

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