What do I do while the ambulance arrives?
Things you can do for the patient:
- Stay calm, keep patient calm
- Keep patient awake and warm
- Do not give the patient anything to eat or drink
- Do not move a person who has been in a car accident, had a serious fall or is unconscious, unless he or she is in immediate danger
- Perform first aid if you are willing and able

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1. What happens when someone calls 911?
2. What is a true medical emergency?
3. Can't I just drive the patient myself?
4. How can I help in a medical emergency?
5. What do I tell the emergency dispatcher?
6. What do I do until help arrives?
7. What do I do while the ambulance arrives?
8. What do I do for myself and my family?
9. What do I do for emergency responders?