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is an immediate, temporary care given to an ill or injured person until professional medical care can be provided.
are actions taken to prevent the spread of diseases by treating all blood and body fluids as if they contained pathogens.
what are two universal precautions that a person should follow when giving first aid to another person?
Wear cloves, use mouth peace when doing CPR.
What are the first three things you should do when you recognize an emergency situation?
The three c's are
check your surroundings
care for the victim
What are the four types of open wounds?
Abrasion... skin scrape
Avulsion...When tissue or skin separates from the body
Chain of survival
A sequence of actions that maximize the victims chances of survival .
Is a device that delivers an electric shock to the heart to restore it normal rhym
is a life saving first aid procedure that combines rescue breaths with chest compressions, supplying oxygen to the body until normal body function resumes.
is a failure of the cardiovascular system to keep an adequate supply of blood circulating to the vital organs of the body.
What is the chain of survival for adults?
begin early Defibrillation if needed
let the medical professionals take over.
What are the ABC of CPR?
Air way: is it blocked
Breathing: flow of air, look ,listen , feel.
Circulation:Pulse, moving, Coughing.
What are the symptoms of shock?
Is a condition in which a person is not to alert and aware of his or her surroundings.
Is a jarring injury to the brain that affects normal brain function.
Is a break in the bone.
What is the first aid procedure for a person who has a muscle cramp?
Stretch out the muscle
Message the muscle
Make sure the person is hydrated
What is the first aid procedure for a person who has fainted?
Lay them on there back an elevate there legs.
Loose tight clothing
sponge there face with cool water
Maybe use the recovery position
if bleeding or Vommining
Why is the recovery position the safest position for a person who is unconscious?
It is safe because it prevents the person on blood or vomint. It keeps the air way open so they can breath.
A poisonous substance secreted by a snake, spider, or other creature.
Is any substance solid liquid,or gas that causes injury, illness, or death when introduced into the body.
Poison control center
Is a 24 hour hotline that provides emergency medical advice on treating poisoning victims.
What is the first aid procedure for a person has inhaled poison?
Get them away from the fumes
Give them fresh air
Begin rescue breathing
What is the first aid procedure for poison on the eye?
Since the eye with warm water for 15 min
remove contact lenses
blink as much as possible
do not force the eye open
do not rub
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