After establishing a clear chain of command and assigning specific duties to all members of the resuscitation team, what is the order of priorities?
The order of priorities is:
- 1. Identify the patient’s level of responsiveness.
- 2. Properly position the patient on a firm surface, considering the potential for head or cervical spine injury.
- 3. Establish a patent airway.
- 4. Assure proper oxygenation and ventilation.
- 5. Attend to circulation.
- 6. Consider drug therapy.