There are several potential complications associated with this procedure that should be discussed with a doctor prior to surgery.
However, young children in southern states suffer more than their peers in other regions
Assess the situation.
Call for emergency medical help if it's needed.
Perform CPR if the person can't breathe and you're trained to perform it.
Stop any bleeding by applying direct pressure -- but first cover your hands with rubber gloves or wrap them in a plastic bag.
Treat shock symptoms by covering the person with a blanket or extra clothing.
Check for a medic-alert bracelet.
Comfort the person until help arrives.