PT Question of the Week - Patient collapse

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While treating a patient, the patient suddenly collapses. Which of the following sequences of events would be the most appropriate for this situation?

1. Instruct someone to call 911, determine the patient’s unresponsiveness, establish an airway, and then assess for breathing (look/listen/feel)
2. Determine the patient’s unresponsiveness, instruct someone to call 911, establish an airway, and then assess for breathing (look/listen/feel)
3. Instruct someone to call 911, determine the patient’s unresponsiveness, assess for breathing (look/listen/feel), and then establish an airway
4. Determine the patient’s unresponsiveness, instruct someone to call 911, assess breathing (look/listen/feel), and then establish an airway

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