Why does victim lie in a left lateral lie for first aid?
so if you have to load him onto an ambulance he faces the paramedics
The main objective of first aid is to stabilize the victim by providing basic/advanced life support to the victim until the victim can receive full medical care at a hospital.
I wud but help the burn first
The common first aid technique for a person choking is the Heimlich Maneuver
Keep them still
If a contamination risk exists and you need to provide first aid to a victim what is most important?
be sure the victim has been decontaminated
the general principles of first aid are: 1.take charge of the situation at once. 2.see how badly the victim is hurt.
You need to make a determination about whether the physical environment is safe for the first aid team (yourself) versus the need to provide immediate aid. You also need to consider whether moving the victim out of the danger area is possible and warranted. There is no simple formulaic answer. If the victim is the source of the contamination, then first aid must wait until adequate precautions are taken to protect yourself and the others… Read More
Yes, that is one of the goals of first aid. You are supposed to get the victim under professional care.
There are 3 main objectives of first aid: Alleviate or lessen pain of the victim. Save or prolong the victims life. Prevent further injury.
any adult who cannot speak
A: Is the Airway obstructed? B: Is the victim Breathing? C: Does the victim have Circulation (a pulse)?
Call for help right away, loosen any tight clothing, look for injuries, cover victim lightly with blanket, do NOT give victim anything to eat or drink, and do NOT move victim.
keep them still and call 911
Conscious permission is called "Consent".
Seductive dancing will cure it
Move the victim indoors. Slowly warm up their body.
If a patient refuses first aid treatment, you should be bluntly honest with them and explain the outcome if they do not seek medical attention. You should be polite but be honest.
First aid is intended to stop bleeding, treat shock, restore breathing or heartbeat, treat burns and relieve pain, remove foreign bodies from skin, eyes and tissue and to rehydrate a victim or to warm up a hypothermia victim. Pegalita, medical administrator
The one of the method of trasferring injured victim that uses three person to carry the victim in one side.
No he can not. You can only be sued if you preform first aid that you are not trained to do and the victim is hurt more because of you. Either way, you can stand and not do anything and you could not be sued.
When should you give lifesaving first aid to an injured victim of a radiological transportation accident?
Immediately after notifying the appropriate authorities (call 911 first) then help the victim, there is minimal concern for radiation hazards..
Call the poison control center or paramedics. Induce vomiting.
It provides mental reassurance to the victim. It will also help onlookers as well.
As first aid attendants, we DO NOT have the authority to restrain a patient. Psychiatric Nurses have the authority to commit someone, however as a first aider if the patient is uncooperative you must call security or the police.
It is used to wake up a victim who is unconscious but breathing with a pulse.
There are several reason as to why a first aider will not help a victim. Some of those reasons include: The scene is not safe; The victim requires advance medical attention that the first aider is not trained on; The first aider will look to see if anyone is around to ask them what has happened.
An unconscious victim should only be moved if their life is threatened by remaining there - this is a rule called 'Life Over Limb'.
Always use gloves anytime you perform first aid, even if the victim is family. Bloodborne Pathogens are nasty and can seriously make you sick or even kill you.
On May 14th 2010 edit:when doing so will put you or the victim in more danger, things to look for before starting first aid are Fire,Wire,Gas,Glass. also, as a side note don't take first aid advice from trolls
When should a member of the public give life saving first aid to an injured victim of a radiological transportation accident?
when they are hurt
Survey and secure the scene. This may keep you or others from becoming a victim as well. Access the victim to see what is going on, and how bad the situation really is. Assign someone to call an emergency number. In the United States, that would be 911. Continue with the first aid that you are trained to do until help arrives.
Initiate first aid and move the victim to a cooled area. Remove all unnecessary clothing. Apply ice packs to the person or place them in a cool bath.
Firstly; the question should read "What are the characteristics of first aid training?" 1. Check the area where the accident/incident occurred: is it safe for you to enter? 2. If possible, call 911 as soon as you reach the scene, as you may be too busy later. 3. Permission: if the victim is conscious you must ask their permission to aid them. They are legally entitled to refuse aid. 4. If the victim is unconscious… Read More
It dépends, if the victim is thirsty and able to drink alone, give him or her a glass of water. When doing first aid, be logical : if the victim is conscious, he feels where it hurts, what he needs. The victim will place himself in a comfurtable position. Do not take decision for him (or her). For example, a victim has a heart attack, he or she may need a particular drug, if he… Read More
What is the critical time period you are working with when you come across a victim who is in need of first aid?
generally it is referred to as the "golden hour" - the first hour from the time an accident happens.
NINE GENERAL DIRECTIONS FOR FIRST AIDERS Adjust the proper position of the victim. Examine the victim. Give immediately needed first aid. Maintain the victim's body temperature. Call a doctor. Keep curious people away. Make the victim happy and comfortable. proper and comfortable transportation should be given to the victim together with tender loving care. Don't give any liquid to an unconscious victim. BY: SUIKODEN
The object is to treat injuries and their effects, both to reduce the suffering of the victim and to prevent further harmful effects from occurring. Ideally, first aid is an important part of the overall treatment that includes receiving professional medical care.
casualty slumped on floor,confused,with paralysis to left side.casualty has been complaining of headache.what management?
Any situation in which the victim is injured and you can ameliorate the injury or palliate the symptoms, or stabilze the patient for transport, if necessary.
A Myocardium Infarction is a heart attack. The victim needs a hospital. CPR is the only first aid that can be provided.
Immobilise the affected limb/area.Movement could cause more damage not to mention pain.
A dolphin's navigation aid is its lateral line system. This system completely controls the dolphin and in which direction the dolphin is going.
First, when you are not a doctor, you could not jugde the gravity of the incident. And To debrief helps the doctor to understand the circumstances, and to adapt the treatement. It can help you understand if your reactions were accurate when you give the first aid. Concerning the first aid, just keep in mind : you are not a doctor ! Your aim is to call for medical assistance and to maintain the victim… Read More
You first check the scene is safe. Then you check the person. Then you call 911. Then put on protective barriers such as gloves if available. Then you treat.
No, life support is care given to any unconscious person
In first aid, usually we like to call the person getting hurt a casualty instead of a victim. The first part of the assessment of the casualty is the Primary Survey. ABC Check the AIRWAYS BREATHING and CIRCULATION before assessing the casualty, you will want to do an Emergency Scene survey, and call for help.
There are three main areas of dangers in a First Aid situation. The first is from the victim himself. A diabetic with an unstable blood sugar may lash out at a first aider. An epileptic or head injured person may do the same, as may victims of near drowning or intoxication for instance. A victim may have a communicable disease which could infect a first aider, such as an HIV Positive person bleeding after an… Read More
It depends on the suffocation. If the victim is in a polluted environnement (smoke ..., chemical...) , the first thing to do is to try to extirpate the victim from the danger. If the suffocation is due to an object blocking the breathing, you must first look in the mouth and if you can see the object, try to hook it with a finger. If you can not see it, and if the victim is… Read More
A little rubbing alcohol (like maybe an alcohol-soaked wipe) will take away some of the pain right away, but remember, 1st Aid is exactly that -FIRST. -2nd, it depends on WHAT insect & allergies of the bitten victim. Some people are allergic to bee stings and can be dead within hours. So, call poison control & describe the insect & the symptoms the victim is displaying.