Unit G Emergency Care Skills. 2HV07.01 Acquire Certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. 2HV07.01 Acquire Certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. Principles of providing first aid Basic facts about CPR Performing CPR, one-person rescue Performing CPR, two person rescue
skin scraped off, bleeding limited
Body part cut off or separated from the body, bleeding can be extensive, important to preserve separated part for reattachment.
Wrap part in cool, moist dressing (sterile water or saline preferred) and place in plastic bag. Keep bag cool or in ice water and transport with the victim. (Don’t place the body part in direct contact with the ice.)
Signs and symptoms of wound infection:
Clinical set of signs and symptoms associated with inadequate supply of blood to body organs, especially the brain and heart.
[ If not treated shock can lead to death, even when the victim’s injuries are not life threatening.]Shock
If neck or spinal injury suspected:
-do not move the victim
Victim is vomiting and bleeding profusely from a lacerated tongue.
Victim has broken ribs and is dyspneic.How would you position the following victims?
Cover the patient with blankets or additional clothing. Blankets may also be placed between the ground and the victim.
Avoid giving the patient anything to eat or drink. A wet cloth may be used to moisten the lips and mouth.
If help wont arrive for more than an hour and dehydration is evident, provide fluids.
Dressing= sterile covering over wound or injured part
Bandages= materials to hold dressing in place, secure splints, and support body parts
After bandage applied, check to be sure it is not too tight
(Check circulation by pressing lightly on nail beds lightly on nail beds to make them turn white. Color should return to nail beds immediately.)