Basic First Aid
Three objectives of first aid
Prevent further injury, infection, and the loss of life
Fundamental elements of first aid
Can be categorized into eight main areas(knowledge of these areas allows us to accomplish three main objectives of first aid)
Direct Pressure, Elevation, pressure points, and use of a tourniquet "Last Resort"
point on the body where a main artery lies near the skin surface and over a bone (11 principal points on each side of body)
Pressure Point locations
Temple, Jaw, neck, collar bone, inner upper arm, inner elbow, wrist, upper thigh, groin, knee, and ankle.