Having conducted a scene survey and established that the immediate area is safe from any dangers , you can now approach the casualty. When approaching the infant or child, an initial casualty assessment should be conducted. This initial assessment is called a primary survey. The primary survey is a systematic process of approaching, identifying and dealing with immediate and life threatening conditions.
The primary survey can be remembered by the acronym DRSABCD (or the easy way to remember, Doctors ABCD)