1. Agent used

1. Location

1. Ingestion, cutting, stabbing

3. Familiar

2. Drowning, asphyxiation, strangulation

2. Nonfamiliar, nonremote

3. Jumping, shooting

1. Remote

2. Impaired consciousness

2. Person initiating rescue^{a}

1. None in evidence

3. Key person

2. Confusion, semicoma

2. Professional

3. Coma, deep coma

1. Passerby

3. Lesions/toxicity

3. Probability of discovery by any rescuer

1. Mild

3. High, almost certain

2. Moderate

2. Uncertain discovery

3. Severe

1. Accidental discovery

4. Reversibility

4. Accessibility to rescue

1. Good, complete recovery expected

3. Asks for help

2. Fair, recovery expected with time

2. Drops clues

3. Poor, residuals expected, if recovery

1. Does not ask for help

5. Treatment required

5. Delay until discovery

1. First aid, E.W. care

3. Immediate 1 h

2. House admission, routine treatment

2. Less than 4 h

3. Intensive care, special treatment

1. Greater than 4 h

Total risk points

Total rescue points
