You arived at a roller skating rink for a report of a seizure. YOur patient is a 17-year-old female whom bystanders witnessed having a seizure that lasted about three minutes. At the time of your initial assessment she is unresponsive to all stimuli, is breathing deeply at about 20 times per minute, and has gurgling noises on respiration due to an accumulation of secretions in the mouth and pharynx. Which of the following is the correct sequence of intervention?
Suction the mouth and pharynx, apply a non-rebreather mask with 12 liters per minute of oxygen, and continue your assessment.