What are the 8 steps in evaluating a casualty?
The 8 steps in evaluating a casualty is an aide-memoir taught in battlefield / combat first aid by army medical services around the world. It is designed to prioritise life-saving assessments first (e.g: airway / breathing) before moving onto other components such as bleeding and burns.
The 8 steps to evaluate a casualty
1) Responsiveness – are they conscious? unconscious?
8) Concussions / head injuries
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