Difficulty breathing - first aid; Dyspnea - first aid; Shortness of breath - first aid
- Call 911 immediately.
- Check the person's airway, breathing, and circulation. If necessary, begin CPR and first aid for bleeding.
- Loosen any tight clothing.
- Help the person use any prescribed medication (such as an asthma inhaler or home oxygen).
- Continue to monitor the person's breathing and circulation until medical help arrives. DO NOT assume that...