Who is the general who fainted?
Major General James Martin Jr., fainted at the podium as he was discussing the Air Force budget. He was eventually taken to another room, and then later to a hospital as a precaution.
Should you pick up a person who fainted?
React and call. If someone is standing when they faint, catch them, gently lower them to the floor and call 911. If they have tight-fitting clothing, loosen it to the best of your ability. Anyone who loses consciousness for even a moment should get evaluated by a medical professional.
What position if someone passes out?
Position the person on his or her back.
If there are no injuries and the person is breathing, raise the person’s legs above heart level — about 12 inches (30 centimeters) — if possible. Loosen belts, collars or other constrictive clothing. To reduce the chance of fainting again, don’t get the person up too quickly.