First Aid

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14 terms · Things to remember

AVPU

A=Alert
V=Verbal
P=Pain
U=Unresponsive

The steps to helping someone

CHECK THE SCENE


CALL==>point to someone to call
________tell them to bring a first aid and AED

CARE

ABC's
A-airway==>check to see if they are breathing
B-breathing==>check to see if they are breathing
C-circulation==>check the pulse in the neck on the side closeted to you

DCAPBTLS

D- Deformities
C-Contusions
A-Abrasions
P-Punctures
B-Burns
T-Tenderness
L-Lacerations
S-Swelling

OPQST

O-Onset of Pain
P-Provocation of Pain
Q-Quality of Pain
R-Radiation
S-severity
T-Time

SAMPLE

S-Sample Signs
A-Allergies
M-Medications
P-Previous Medical History
L-Last Oral Intake
E-Events Leading to Problem

Unusual Sights

blood
broken items
smoke or fire
medicine bottles
people milling around

appearances of behaviors

- changes in consciences
-a victim clutching throat or chest
-unexplained confusion or drowsiness
-a victim having trouble breathing

unusual odors

-unusual breath odors
-gasoline
-smoke
-natural gas
-any unrecognizable odor

Unusual Noises

- screaming
-explosions
-changes in sounds(machinery)
-items falling
-glass breaking
-tires screeching

Emergency Action Steps

- CHECK THE SCENE
-CALL
-CARE

Good Summartitan

use common sense
do not exceed scope of training
do you best to help

responsibilities

- responding when on job
using proper techniques
-ensuring personal and bystander safety
-gaining safe access
-determining life threatening conditions
-summoning advanced medical care
-assisting advanced medical care

characteristics

- professional appearance and attitude
-keeping skills and knowledge up to date
-controlling your fear
-maintaing a healthy

Legal considerations

- duty to act
-standards of care- min responsibilities
+communicate
+prevent injuries
+recognize victim
+provide emergency care

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