CPR – mini-gallery of useful photos
What to do if someone collapses
It is quite possible they are having a cardiac arrest!
If the patient is unconscious, rapid action is required to help save them – especially if they are not breathing, for brain damage will occur from around two minutes after they stop breathing.
Click on the photos above for visual advice – use the arrows (on the sides of your screen) to scroll through the photos...
- There's a caption under each photo.
- The importance of following the DR ABC code is explained on the St John's Ambulance website.
- St John's has also produced a useful emergency first aid advice poster.
The excellent CPR training sessions run by East Anglian Air Ambulance in Hatley Village Hall gave very useful and practical advice.
Gallery created 23rd September 2019; updated 10th March 2022.