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FIRST AID REVIEW . BURNS. Check that scene is safe Remove from source Apply cool water Cover loosely with sterile dressing Chemical Burns: Flush with water for at least 20 minutes, especially eyes. MUSCULOSKETAL INJURIES. Dislocation – displacement of bones from normal position at joint

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burns
BURNS
  • Check that scene is safe
  • Remove from source
  • Apply cool water
  • Cover loosely with sterile dressing
  • Chemical Burns: Flush with water for at least 20 minutes, especially eyes.
musculosketal injuries
MUSCULOSKETAL INJURIES
  • Dislocation – displacement of bones from normal position at joint
  • Fracture- break or disruption in bone tissue
  • Sprain- partial or complete tearing or stretching of ligaments at joint
  • Strain- excessive stretching and tearing of muscles or tendons, pulled or torn muscle

R. I. C. E.

  • R- Rest
  • I- immobilize
  • C- Cold (ice)
  • E- Elevate

SPLINTING

Sling and Binder- check for feeling, warmth and color beyond the injury (Shoulder)

Rigid Splint- padding or board under injured part ( (forearm)

Anatomic Splint- bandage injured body part to uninjured body part (leg injury)

Soft Splint- Wrap a soft object around injured body part , pillow/blanket (ankle injury)

chest abdomen and pelvis injuries
CHEST, ABDOMEN AND PELVIS INJURIES
  • Call 9-1-1 first
  • Limit movement
  • Monitor breathing and signs of life
  • Control bleeding
  • Take steps to minimize shock
  • Rib fractures- Use sling and binder, monitor breathing,
  • Call 9-1-1, use blanket or pillow for support
  • Puncture Wounds- Call 9-1-1, cover wound, monitor breathing
head neck and spine injuries
HEAD, NECK AND SPINE INJURIES
  • Support head and neck in position you find it.
  • Do not attempt to align it.
  • Use Manual Stabilization (Hands on both sides of person’s head , gently holding the person head in the position found.
  • Care for shock: Help person rest in a comfortable position.
  • Serious head, neck or spine injury: Changes in level of consciousness is key.
  • Actively bleeding wound: Apply direct pressure with a sterile or clean dressing to the wound and then apply a pressure bandage.
sudden illness
SUDDEN ILLNESS

Common Signals include:

  • Changes in level of Conscious
  • Loss of vision or blurred vision
  • Signals of shock

Stroke Recognition (FAST)

F ace

Arm

Speech

Time

Seizure:After seizure, check for life-threatening conditions and for possible injury while trying to provide privacy for the person.

poisons stings
POISONS, STINGS

Poisons can enter the body by:

Ingestion

Inhalation

Injection

Absorption

Severity of a poisoning depends on the type and amount, time elapsed since poison entered the body, person’s size, weight and age. Call 9-1-1 immediately.

Removing a bee sting:Scrape the stinger away from the skin with the edge of a plastic card.

heat cold related emergencies
HEAT / COLD RELATED EMERGENCIES

Heat Related

Cold Related

2 Conditions that result in overexposure to the cold:

Frostbite:Get person to warm environment and then warm parts using skin-to-skin contact. DO NOT immerse frostbite parts in hot water. Freezing of body tissues.

Hypothermia: A life-threatening condition that develops when the body’s warming mechanisms fail to maintain normal body temperature.

Dehydration:Can be heat or cold related. Replace lost fluids.

Heat related illnesses include:

Heat Cramps, Heat exhaustion, Heat Stroke

Heat Cramps: Painful spasms of skeletal muscles that develop after heavy exercise or work outdoors in warm or moderate temperatures.

Heat Exhaustion: Early stage and most common form of heat related illness. Get person out of heat and into cool place.

Heat Stroke: A life-threatening condition that develops when the body’s cooling mechanism fails.