Principals and priorities of First Aid. To preserve life ____________________________ ____________________________ To prevent the injury or condition worsening ______________________________________________ ___________________________________________`___ To promote recovery
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
Principals and priorities of First Aid • To preserve life • ____________________________ • ____________________________ • To prevent the injury or condition worsening ______________________________________________ • ___________________________________________`___ • To promote recovery • ____________________________ • ____________________________ Stay calm Assess the situation Safety of First Aider Safety of other people Safety of victim Airway – Breathing Circulation Use of bystanders to maintain Safety Do No Harm
Check the victim for response Not responding – Call 997 and Open Airway
Check for normal breathing • Look for chest movement. • Listen to the victim‘s • mouth for breath sounds. • Feel for air on your cheek.
Recovery position Tongue
Adult Life Support ADULT CARDIO – PULMONARY RESUSCITATION CPR 30 CHEST COMPRESSIONS : 2BREATHS
Child Life Support CHILD CARDIO – PULMONARY RESUSCITATION – CPR under 8 years old Start with 5 breaths and then continue with 30 chest compressions : 2 breaths
”Every minute counts” Clinical death: Heart stops Biological death: Brain death
Chances of recovery • CPR must be commmenced immidiately! • The time from stoppage of the heart to permanent death of brain tissue is aprox. 4 minutes. • Someone is needed to sustain life until the ambulance arrives!