What to look for at the scene of an accident!. There are 4 things… you need to do. #1 ENVIRIONMENTAL DANGERS. #2 NEVER PUT YOURSELF AT RISK. # 3 ASSESS THE INJURED PERSON. #4 CALL 911 GIVE THE APPROPRIATE INFORMATION. GIVING CARE WHAT DO YOU DO?. #1 MONITOR THE PERSONS’ CONDITION. Airway
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There are 4 things…
you need to do
UnconsciousTrouble breathingSeizuresSeverely bleedingChest painsFire or ExplosionFloodPoisonous gas presentVehicle collision
1. CHEST PAIN
2. PAIN IN LEFT ARM
3. NAUSEA/heart burn
4 sweating 5 dizzy
Adult chest compressions
1. Understand the universal sign for choking.
2. Heimlich maneuver
3. What do you do for a child/pregnant person/obese person
4. What do you do for a person who is unconscious?
It is when blood vessels in the brain ruptures or breaks or when blood clots form and block the blood flow.
#1 APPLY PRESSURE (with a clean bandage)
If bandage becomes soaked, DON’T remove it but place a new one on top.
#2 ELEVATE (above the heart)
#3 PRESSURE POINT
Rapid/weak Heart Beat
Cool clammy skin
Breathing = small fast gasps
May become unresponsive
1. Find out what they were poisoned with.
2. Call 911
3. Monitor the Persons Breathing and Consciousness
2 TYPES OF FRACTURS
IF IT IS OPEN/CLOSED=
DON’T PUT THE BONE BACK IN
IMMOBILIZE – SPLINT
ASPLINT IS ANY RIGID MATERIAL USED TO KEEP THE BODY FROM MOVING
20 ON 20 OFF
Signs: deformity, pain, loss of function
Don’t Set It
Immobilize (treat as a fracture)
Seek medical help
1st Degree = Sunburn/stove
Outer Layer of the Skin is Red and Painful
2nd Degree = Blisters
Extends through out layer and is the most painful
3rd Degree = Gray or Charred
All the Layers of the skin is damaged. Most severe, NO PAIN
The eye that has the chemical is down.
Pinch the nose at the bridge.
Ice or cool cloth
Hospital if it does not
TEMPORARY LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS DUE TO A LACK OF BLOOD TO THE BRAIN.
2. DON’T RECOVER IN 5 MIN. CALL 911
3. MONITOR B.C.
Don’t rub, lift upper eye lid over to allow the eye lashes to brush away. tears
Antihistamine eye drops
Objects like sticks?
Don’t pull out…cover both eyes, seek med help
Why? Many blood vessels!
No sign of spinal injury, elevate other wise leave flat on back.
Apply pressure and get med help
Tetanus shot and rabies