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First Aid

Things to remember
STUDY
PLAY
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