First Aid

Parent Category: Health
First aid is the provision of initial care for an illness or injury. It is usually performed by a lay person to a sick or injured casualty until definitive medical treatment can be accessed.
You should use CPR if a person is not breathing (place your earnearly to their nose/mouth, and look, listen, feel for warmth) andhas no pulse (using you pointer finger, feel along the side of theneck for a carotid pulse).
At the bottom of the rib-cage along the midline of the body, youwill feel the ribs from the right and left sides of the body cometogether at a triangular corner. Just below this sits thecartilaginous Xiphoid Process.
When they are in shock, fainted or suddenly passed out.
A concussion can occur if direct force is applied to the head causing the brain to be shaken violently within the skull. As a result of this "shake-up" the brain may temporarily lose or decrease its mental and physiological capacity. Possible complications of concussion include cerebral compression...
Basically an EMT. Their job is the same as a paramedic just on a less advanced level. ' Hence the part of the phrase "assistant". Most ECA's receive extra training to become paramedics after about 3 - 5 years experience
It could have been him hurting himself on a foreign object before,and also it could be fungus. Search the answers at medline.
Pad location does not change for a woman that is pregnant; upper right and on the ribs left side (on the patient).
The American Red Cross offers many different types of training. Inparticular, the Standard First Aid and CPR courses are paidtraining which means you do have to pay a fee to take this course.
If the cut is clean-edged and not infected, it should heal quickly and leave no scar. Timing depends on the depth of the wound in this case, but as you describe it was "small" I'd say it'd be mostly gone in 1-2 weeks and invisible in a month. A "rip", burst laceration, etc. will be more inclined to...
Give 30 compressions, then 2 breaths. Repeat cycles of compressions and breaths. Give compressions at a rate of 100 compression per min.
First Aid is responding to an emergency situation - heart attacks, bleeding, drowning, choking, poisoning, electrocution, spinal injuries, eye injuries and scalds and burns are typical situations where having a basic knowledge of what to do- knowing proper first aid procedures- you can be the hero. ...
Because you're re-breathing exhaled air - every time you breath the same air in, you're taking in some of the remaining oxygen, and replacing it with exhaled CO 2
According to the related link, Seaway News, "Rapid defibrillation and CPR can increase survival rates up to 70 percent. However, defibrillation must occur within the first few minutes.".
what you should do is if you aren't near your car you should stayoff that foot and go to the doctor. Other then that stay off thefoot and wrap it with like sports wrapping. I had to once.
A second degree burn (as it's most commonly called) is also what iscalled Partial-thickness burns to EMS personnel.
How Many compressions first aid? First Aid First Aid C.P.R compressions depens on what your casualty age is and ADULT : 30 COMPRESSONS Breaths CHILD : 2 Breaths and 30 COMPRESSONS and 2 Breaths Baby : PLEASE REMEBER LET SOMEONE WHO IS A FIRST AIDER OR MEDICAL STAFF DO THIS? Thanks Callum
Yes the compressor and ventilator can change positions; when the person giving compressions is ready to change, he calls for 'change" on the last compression.
Well nothing, if the pulse is present the AED will not shock the casualty unless the signal changes (or the pulse stops). Treat for shock and await EMS
snake bite . I have heard that if the person sucking the blood has a cavity or a cut, the poison can hurt them. Otherwise, as long as they don't swallow, they are fine.
As a dancer I make sure to keep trying to walk. but don't put tomuch pressure on it because you could further injure yourself, takea day or two off of dance. I recommend massaging the area often andtaking ice baths. There are also creams for soreness.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving techniqueuseful in many emergencies, including heart attack or neardrowning, in which someone's breathing or heartbeat has stopped.
A first aid officer is another term for a qualified first aider. In some institutions, the term first aid officer is given to a person of higher qualification than an occupational first aider, namely Emergency First Responders.
Yes you can babysit after taking the ARC babysitting course.
Call Your emergency number of your country. Move the patient to fresh air and administer oxygen, if trained to do so. If possible locate the MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) of the material inhaled. Keep the patient calm and warm until help arrives. Give thr patient water.
You should run it under cold water and put neosporin on it and goto a doctor so it doesn't get infected!
Listen for breathing sounds coming out of the mouth and nose. Look for other body movements down the long axis of the body. Note skin color as well for an additional indicator. Look, listen and feel are the key points.
A partially blocked airway may produce a high-pitched sound called a STRIDOR.
yes you can ,but it is advised not to !! I get nose bleeds like twice a year (so not very often) except they go very long .Your surposed to hold your nose up the top near your boney thing and hold a tissue near your nose so that any blood coming out doesn't go every wear hope this helped !!
Make sure everyone is clear of the patient.
well don't peel it
Look for TICS: Tenderness, Instability, Crepitus (grinding/grating noise heard from bone rubbing on bone) and Swelling. Above all do not allow the patient to move unless ABSOLUTELY necessary! If the patient complains of a sore neck, head or back, believe them no matter what may have caused them to...
Use a bag valve mask (BVM) to minimize possible bloodborne exposure. Using the BVM will allow the use of a mask on the face to minimize airborne exposure.
It is a very good idea that an AED be in a first response box. Itis becoming more and more common in Canada and the United States tohave them in public places such as a gym, pools, etc.
automated electro use give a electerical ,then start blood to brain to heart.
It hurts a lot, for quite some time. If you don't get it set and bandaged properly it can heal crooked!!!!! Then your finger will be crooked forever!!!
The sound doesn't necessarily change, but it may become delayedfrom when the sound first was started, and the sound may becomesofter than up close. An example of this would be someone kicking a ball and you notbeing able to hear it until about 2 seconds after it happens. itall has to do with our...
They will be on the toilet until they are empty.
This prevents the air you are trying to get into them from leaving through the nose, and helps keep enough pressure going into the lungs to get them inflated.
One breath every 5 seconds for an adult, 1 breath every 3 seconds for an Infant & Child.
1: Am I alive? . 2: What is my injury? . 3: How will I get to the hospital if I am severely injured? . 4: Can I still breath? . 5: (most important) What will my family say?! . (I know these are stupid but I hope that they help)
An ice pack or gel pack is a plastic sac of ice , refrigerant gel or liquid, or, in an emergency, even frozen vegetables. The refrigerant, usually non-toxic , can absorb a considerable amount of heat, since its enthalpy of fusion is high. It is commonly used as a ...
Assuming the first aid provider knows how to give ventilations, if they don't go in re-position the head and try to ventilate again. If breaths still don't go in, perform unconscious choking technique. . It depends on the reason: if the mouth has sustained trauma (i.e. if it is bleeding), breaths...
For children and infants: once every three seconds For adults: once every five seconds
First you cut a slit in it then bandage it and keep pushing till the poison comes out
A wound due to a gunshot may cause death by one of three means- First, disrupting the Central Nervous system so that control over breathing and circulation is stopped. This could be the result of a wound to the brain or spinal cord. Second, by loss of blood that causes the brain. heart. or lungs to...
Unless you're a doctor, none. Administering medications can be a very dangerous thing. Get first aid training and find out your local protocols. In some areas you may be allowed to administer ASA (Aspirin) to a person who is having a heart attack. There are many things you need to know and make sure...
restlessness faint crying audible wheezing or stridor cyanosis of peripheral tissues nasal flaring accessory breathing retractions head bobbing tachypnea
Probably by taking a class. i learned by taking a baby-sitters class but really by any professional esp. by the red cross or something like that.
i dont know why it is green and white ask a docter
CPR was invented in 1960.
Bandage the cut, put on antibiotic ointment, and clean it. If it is really bad, call your local nurse, doctors office, or hospital.
Probably means that you sprained your ankle. Or twisted it. Don't move it too much, and put some ointment onto it. Get well soon!
As you administer each rescue breath look at their chest as you breathe in. You should see the chest rise if properly done. Remember to do a head-tilt-chin-lift if you do not suspect a head, neck or spinal injury and firmly pinch the nose closed. Breathe in only enough air to make the chest start to...
If you mean ER that means Emergancy Room. But if you do mean DRit might mean doctor's room or doctor. hope this answer helps you.:)
CPR for a child (and adult and infant) is 30 compressions to 2 breaths.
For Mild Allergy Symptoms: Give An Over-the-counter antihistamine. For Stuffy Nose: give Over-the-counter Decongestant. For Watery Eyes: use OTC allergy eye Drops. For Itchy allergic Rash: Use Apply A Cold Compress And An OTCHydrocortisone. IF YOU HAVE SEVERE REACTIONS CALL 911!
If the patient is in the recovery position and the airway is open do this: 1.put your ear to the mouth and nose area while looking at their chest 2. If they are breathing you should be able to hear and feel the air coming out of their nose and mouth aswell as seeing their chest moving up and...
Rubbing alcohol can be applied directly to the skin, or it can be used to soak a pad, which is then applied to the skin. Either way, the rubbing alcohol cools the skin as it evaporates.. That said, using small applications of rubbing alcohol to cool the skin will probably not be sufficient, in...
AT LEAST 100 compressions per minute. The more, the merrier...
To give the dispatcher the location of the emergency.
No. If you are CPR certified then i don't know you have to atleast try. If you don't know anything about CPR then its not your fault or anything. you wont get in trouble
Yes. If you are in a situation where an adhesive bandage, ACE bandage, or some other form of First Aid bandage is available, you can always tie it on with a sock/other article of clothing, or use tape. If you use tape, be sure not to tape the skin.
When you give a breath you have to see the chest rise if not reposition the head and try again
Call Poison Control or your closest emergency room for directions on steps to take - if the person needs to be treated by the ER take the substance with you.
It is the face of 'L'Inconnue de la Seine', a woman that committed suicide by drowning, she became the subject to the pioneers of CPR. Check the links!
Depends - some may be trained to however it is not required whenentering the police force. Usually when there is an accident,medics respond as well as police officers.
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Of-course it depends upon the amount of poison u take in.....................
Take An Over-the-counter Heart Burn relief Such as Pepcid, Toms,Pepto Bismol.
1: See where it is coming from . 2: Grab a CLEAN rag and if there is none tear the nearest cleancloth and rap it around the bleeding person . 3: Bring them to the nearest hospital if it is bad . Hope this answer helps you. Have a blessed day. :)
This will depend on where you are from. In Australia it is usually recognised as: D - (Danger) - Look for any danger to yourself, then others, then the casualty. R - (Response) - Look for a response from the casualty - if YES then: - Make comfortable - Monitor response - Check for any...
Well if you are considering spraining your ankles i hope you don't take my advice, but then again someone has to win Darwin awards. To sprain an ankle easily at home can be quite the task if you are athletic, but I have a hunch you aren't. The key is to step on a firm enough object to support your...
A homemade splint is not a definitive treatment for any fracture, it should only be used to initially stabilize the patient for transport to a definitive medical facility.
By pushing in the middle of the chest, you can circulate oxygenatedblood through the body of someone in cardiac arrest. This keeps thebrain and other organs alive until the heart can be restarted witha defibrillator. Thus CCP is too low for the chest compressions toproduce adequate blood flow.
You should not be in pain 8 months after a broken wrist; something is wrong. What to do is see your doctor ASAP.
I guess it depends where the wound is and how severe. If the wound is not severe, you need to clean it out. Some soap and water and a wet flannel can be used to remove any foreign objects like gravel, or dirt. Rinse and pat dry. Apply some iodine based ointment like Betadine and allow to dry. You...
Find the bottom of the armpit and draw a straight-line to themiddle of the chest with your finger. Place your palm of your handon that spot and place your other hand on top of that hand. Beginby pressing two inches deeply into the chest.
If you are in a situation where you are the only person available, and you need to move the person immediately, you use the drag carry. Stand behind the person's head, and use their clothing to drag them backward, supporting their head and neck for as little movement as possible. Remember,...
Flush eyes with Water For 15 minutes. An see your optometrist ordoctor to see if the Hot butter caused Any damage to your eyes.
Because CPR breathes and beats the heart for the person who is not breathing and has no heart beat.
the first help that an injured person needs before the doctor arrives is called first aid.
I think what you do is you SLOWLY turn them over and then SLOWLYput your arms under them and lift them bring them to the nearestcar or (if you are in war or anything like that) bring them to thenearest safe place. Get them medical attention immediately afterthat and hope for the best to come to them...
For any type of head injury the first thing you should do is tostabilize the neck and head. Then do not move the person at allunless absolutely necessary. Prepare to call EMS or 911.
Heat stroke is when body temperature increased dramatically. Firstof all always notify emergency service or seek for immediateemergency medical care, while waiting for help fan the person,place an ice pack on the victim's neck, let the victim drink coolwater, make the victim feel cool as possible if...
I would recommend the Standard First Aid and CRPC. I got mycertifications by firstaidforu to be eligible to coach sometumbling and dance classes. You can look on the website to findsome other useful courses but it really depends on what you needthe qualifications for. If you just want to be better...
I've always been taught to do the chest compressions to the beat ofthe song staying alive.
Take them into a cool place, shade or cooler room. Apply a cooltowel, not ice.