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ASTHMA ATTACK SYMPTOMS WHAT TO DO

 

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 SYMPTOMS

Breathlessness (gasping for breath)

Wheezing

Tightness of the chest

Bouts of coughing

Cyanosis (grey/blue lips and skin)

Difficulty in speaking

May become unconscious.

 

 Treatment

Assist the casualty to sit down or into a comfortable position for them.

Assist the casualty in taking their own medication (reliever inhaler - blue) and get the casualty to follow their own personal action plan.

Reassure the casualty

Be prepared to carry out basic life support.

Contact the Emergency Services (999/112) if:

Their medication has no effect after 5 minutes.

If it’s their first attack.

Breathlessness makes talking difficult.

(If in doubt, call immediately