If this happens, roll the person onto one side, and wipe the mouth clean. If possible, use a protective barrier, such as disposable gloves, gauze or even a handkerchief, to clean out the mouth. Roll the person on his or her back again, and continue giving care as necessary.
- Q When giving rescue breaths, what could keep the victim's chest from rising?
- Q How do I avoid forcing air into the victim's stomach during rescue breaths?
- Q How do I check an unconscious victim's breathing, circulation?
- Q How do I give rescue breaths to a non-breathing unconscious adult or child?
- Q How do I give rescue breaths to an unconscious infant who isn't breathing?
- Q When providing rescue breaths, how long should I pause between each breath?