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 What should I do if a person is not breathing?
- Q When and how should I perform mouth-to-nose rescue breaths?
- Q How do I give rescue breaths to a partial neck breather?
- Q When providing rescue breaths, how long should I pause between each breath?
- Q If I feel uncomfortable giving mouth-to-stoma rescue breaths, what do I do?
- Q How do I give rescue breaths to an unconscious infant who isn't breathing?