If an injured person is unconscious – but breathing normally and has a pulse – you should place him or her in the recovery position to minimize the risk of suffocation.
The recovery position locks the body in a position that makes it difficult for the unconscious person to roll onto his or her back. The recovery position will also keep their airway clear and ensures that any vomit or fluid won't cause them to choke.
This is how you place someone in the recovery position:
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