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A person can lose consciousness for many reasons. Sometimes it lasts for only a short period of time. While other times, it lasts for much longer. If a person loses consciousness you should call for Emergency Medical Assistance, and then check the person's ABCs. If necessary, clear any blockage from the airway and provide Artificial Respiration or CPR. If the person is unconscious but breathing and has a pulse, cover him or her with a blanket and stay with the person until Emergency Medical Care arrives. If the person vomits, carefully roll the person's whole body to the side so the vomit can drain out of the mouth keeping the head, neck, and body in line. If the person returns to consciousness, have him or her be still and rest then remain with the person until Emergency Medical Care arrives.