There seems to be symptoms that require urgency.

Child’s Symptoms

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How to call an ambulance

First dial 119!

  • 1. Dial “119” without the area code.
  • 2. Tell them "I need an ambulance."
  • 3. Tell the following:
    • □ Child's age
    • □ Child's name
    • □ Address
    • □ Phone number
    • □ Building of your location
  • 4. Describe your child's symptoms.

While waiting for an ambulance

  • 1. Prepare the following:
    • □ Health insurance card
    • □ Medical expenses deduction certificate (infant)
    • □ Maternal and Child Handbook
    • □ Medication Handbook
    • □ Body temperature tracking notes
    • □ Change of clothes, diapers
    • □ Money
  • 2. Unlock the front door
  • 3. If you have family members or neighbors, ask for them to notify you when the ambulance arrives.

Let's be careful when going to hospital by ambulance

  • 1. Check sources of fire before leaving home!
  • 2. Don't forget to close your door!

Precautions to take when your child has altered consciousness

  • Don't let things get into your child’s mouth!

Points to check for altered consciousness

  • If there is no response to painful stimuli, make sure your child is “breathing as usual”.
  • If your child is not breathing or has strange breathing, cardiopulmonary resuscitation is necessary. Dial 119 and calmly follow the instructions provided by the operator.
  • If your child is breathing, observe the breathing until the ambulance arrives.

Nursing points for altered consciousness

  • ImageWhile waiting for the ambulance, please rest your child in the position shown in the illustration.

At the hospital, let your doctor know

  • Does your child have a chronic disease?
  • If your child is taking any medications, bring the medication handbook to indicate the type.

>>Return to the check screen for Altered consciousness

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