What position would you place a consious casualty with an abdominal injury?
The person with the injury is the casualty.
A patient who has an abdominal injury should be placed in a sitting position with his knees bent and his legs drawn close to the body. This position is applied so that less strain is exerted on the abdominal muscles. Any abdominal injury should be evaluated by a doctor for possible internal organ damage and hemorrhage. Please note also kinesiological specificity: when sitting a patient up, the back must be Fully supported from behind, otherwise… Read More
The organs in the abdominal region are more vulnerable to injury because they are not protected by bone.
Lying down (prostrate), with the head slightly elevated, making sure their airway is clear to breathe. Remember, if there is any indication of head or neck injury, DO NOT move them at all, in case there is an existing neck injury.
The best position for an injured person is to place them on their side, with the knee of their top leg bent just a little, and their top arm placed so that the lower part of their hand is closer to the ground. This is to prevent the person from rolling over on their stomach, or on their back. This stabilizes the patient until help arrives. An exception to this would be if the person… Read More
No. Someone with proper training is not likely to cause additional injury.
The abdominal region has little bony protection, and is susceptible to external injury.
by wrapping their tentacles around the casualty and stinging him or her
There are no bones protecting the vital organs in the abdominal cavity. We instinctively curl over our abdominal area to protect these organs from injury when there is danger.
That could also be described as an abdominal injury.
In military terms the definition of a casualty is as follows:A casualty is a military person lost through death, wounds, injury, sickness, interment, or being listed as missing in action. Many people have the misunderstanding that a casualty and a fatality are the same thing. As can be seen they are not.
No, it is usually caused if an area of your abdominal wall is weak at birth, or if weakened by stress, an injury, pregnancy, ageing, or if you develop a tear in your abdominal wall.
Blunt and penetrating. As in an impact to the abdomen, and the second would be a laceration.
Jaw Thrust Manuever
So as not to cause more injury to the casualty.
An abdominal injury or a variety of medical problems. Please go to the doctor.
Lower right abdominal pain is a sign of an appendicitis or a problem with the intestines. It can also be due to an injury to the abdominal muscles in that area.
Your 10th, (11th, and 12th rib) mainly and the abdominal muscles in your lumbar area.
If there is no other chest or abdominal injury, and the patient is awake and conscious there is no need to worry about the airway
The spleen is particularly prone to injury during abdominal trauma. It may also become painfully inflamed when infected or cancerous. The spleen can become enlarged with some forms of liver disease
Signs of an internal injury: 1. Localised swelling 2. Discolouration of the skin Symptoms of an internal injury: 1. Localised pain 2. The patient will protect and guard the injury site Other signs include: 1. The patient with blood coming out the ears and nose - Head Injury 2. The patient that coughs up blood - Thoracic Injury 3. The patient with blood in their stool - Abdominal Injury
Abdominal pain is not uncommon after ESWL, but it is usually not cause to worry. However, persistent or severe abdominal pain may imply unexpected internal injury. Colicky renal pain is very common as gravel is still passing.
That is the correct spelling of "dislocated" (out of position, as in an injury).
Do not put a person with a suspected neck or back injury in the recovery position.
lying still and on back with legs straight
The correct military definition of "casualty" is in fact "loss by wounds, death, desertion, etc", perhaps even broader than might at first have been imagined, but having established what a "casualty" is, how do you go about tracing one, and the date and circumstances under which they became a "casualty" ? There are varying degrees of difficulty:- CWGC and HMSO ~ killed in action ~ died of wounds ~ "died" ~ deserted ~ wounded, and… Read More
A military person who is lost to an organization by reason of disease or injury, and who is not a battle casualty. (This includes persons who are dying of disease or injury due to accidents directly related to the operation or mission to which they were deployed.) (This does NOT include service members missing involuntarily because of enemy action or being interned by the enemy (POW).)
it causes diarrhea, abdominal cramps,vomiting,and fever and you could DIE FROM IT Salmonella typhimurium CREATED BY CUTIE33947
I do not see any harm in riding around the yard or such but I would not advise riding in rough terrain for the risk of possibility to have an abdominal injury.
How do you avoid potential discomfort and injury to yourself and the risks of poor positioning of the client?
you dont put yourself in a stupid position and act normal. which leads into no risks of poor position and injury to self just because of the client. just make yourself comfortable
What does it mean if you are anally expelling large amounts of blood and have bad abdominal cramping?
It means that you should go to the hospital immediately, because it sounds like you have a severe internal injury.
SAMPLE are the key letters for: Signs and Symptoms - what clues does the casualty show of what might be wrong. For example swelling around the ankle may indicate a fracture (among other things) Allergies - is the casualty allergic to anything. Remove anything which is causing an allergic reaction. Medication - is the casualty on any medication? how long for? have they taken it recently? Past medical history - has this hap-penned before? it… Read More
Depends on the type of eye injury and if there is a possible spinal injury. If there is a foreign object stuck or impaled in the eye, put a paper cup over it and secure it to the patients head. Dont try to remove it. If the patient could have a spinal injury, move them as little as possible.
Position of comfort. Most patients will place themselves in a position that is comfortable and reduces pain of their injuries. Make sure that with a suspected spinal injury you keep the patient from moving.
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It is absolutely possible for a first aid provider to cause further injury to a casualty. For this reason, it is recommended that one only provide care that they are comfortable giving. For example, someone trained in basic first aid should never attempt to give an emergency tracheotomy in order to provide an airway. However, under normal situations, it is not uncommon for procedures such as CPR to dislocate or break ribs, even if done… Read More
Lazar Victor Klein has written: 'Discordant effects of interleukin-10 upon organ injury in a model of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm'
Open the airway with a head-tilt-chin-lift or a jaw thrust if there is a suspected spinal injury. Then look, listen, and feel for breathing/respirations.
Here are some of the serious injuries that can occur because a driver's speed exceeded the vehicle's ability to provide protection: Amputation of Limbs Soft Tissue Damage Back & Neck Injury Brain & Head Trauma Knee & Shoulder Damage Spinal Cord Injury Cuts & Lacerations Broken & Fractured Bones Psychological impact of severe injury Blunt cervical vascular injuries Thoracic injury Aortic injuries Blunt cardiac injury Blunt tracheobronchial injuries Diaphragmatic injuries Abdominal injury
To help prevent injury as they 'come to'. it also helps to free the airway.
It depends on how bad the injury is and your position. If you are a lineman it would be okay.
Laparoscopic surgery is performed all the time, but it is not without risk. The most common risks come from a family history of abdominal issues or from accidental injury during surgery.
If there is no sign of trauma to the head or neck, or other reason to suspect cervical spine injury, place the patient on their left side, knees slightly flexed to help maintain the position. By placing the patient on their side, the tongue is less likely to occlude the airway and blood or secretions can drain freely. If there is a possibility of cervical spine injury, the head and neck must be held in… Read More
Your Wingman is available to assist you in moving a victim The victim is conscious and you have a significant distance to cover What is the preferred carry method for this situation?
The fore-and-aft carry. The two-man fore-and-aft carry is used to transport a conscious or unconscious casualty and is the preferred two-man carry for moving a casualty for a long distance. *Four-hand seat carry Only a conscious casualty can be transported with the four-hand seat carry because he must help support himself by placing his arms around the bearers' shoulders. This carry is especially useful in transporting the casualty with a head or foot injury and… Read More
To reduce injury in the event your air bag deploys position your body at least from the steering wheel?
If you are 10 inches from the air bag you are a safe distance. The closer you are are inside that 10" the higher the risk of injury.
Being punched is rarely good for you. The severity of the injury received will depend on the force of the punch and the location in which the punch lands. Deaths from abdominal and cranial punches are entirely possible.
Yes - your employer can take your position away, but in the UK if this occurs whilst you are off with an injury from work it can be considered automatically unfair dismissal and you will have rights enforceable in an employment tribunal. Also, if the injury was caused due to your employers negligence you would have the right to claim personal injury compensation, which would include any lost income. Clearly - if you have been… Read More
What is - kapalbhati kapal means forehead and bhati means glow or brightness and pranayam prana means respiratory process and ayam means dimension or regulation?
Kapalbhati pranayam is supposed to be a simple and harmless technique [excepting for those who are pregnant or have abdominal injury, recent surgery, abdominal hernia, abscess in the gastrointestinal tract or active peritonitis and such conditions]. The technique involves active abdominal experation and passive inspiration. However it is interesting to know the experiences of those who practice it.
Someone should be put into recovery position when either they have thrown up or is going to throw up. The recovery position prevents the person from choking on their own vomit. Recovery position should not be used if the victim has a spinal injury as paralysis could result.