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What Is Dog Bite first aid?

A: Dog bites are common injuries in suburban areas as well as in other communities, so it is important to have a solid understanding of dog bite first aid. The first step in executing dog bite first aid is to get the victim away from the dog, or to isolate the dog so it cannot attack again. When doing so, anyone attempting dog bite first aid should be careful around the dog and not put himself in danger of being bitten, too. Once the victim is at a safe distance and the dog is securely contained, put on any available safety equipment such as rubber gloves and glasses. If none are available, do not touch the wound or the...


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What advice can you give on first aid? (Weekly Topic Inspiration)

A: Yes, I have given first aid many, many times. I am a registered nurse, previously certified in critical care and have worked in the emergency department and as a licensed paramedic as well. I taught CPR and first aid for about 20 years and have also taught advanced cardiac life support. I have taught nursing as well as emergency medical technology in level I trauma centers.. I can offer the following tips:. 1. Call for help early. 2. Know when it is safe to move an accident victim and when it is not. 3. Make sure the scene is safe for anyone providing first aid, including yourself. 4. Keep the victim warm and calm. 5. Be creative - I once ran...


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What Can You Tell Me About first aid For A Dog?

A: first aid for dogs is similar to first aid for humans. Remember you ABCs airway, breating, conciousness. After those have been taken care off use pressure to stop any bleeding and keep warm to prevent shock. first aid for a dog is a lot like humans. Wounds need to be cleaned and covered so dirt can''t get in to aggravate it. Certain wounds may need to be kept away from the dog (with a cone) so they can''t harm it. first aid for dogs is very similar to the types of treatments you would use in humans. You can purchase prepackaged doggie first aid...


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What Can You Tell Me About first aid For A Dog?

A: first aid for dogs is similar to first aid for humans. Remember you ABCs airway, breating, conciousness. After those have been taken care off use pressure to stop any bleeding and keep warm to prevent shock. first aid for a dog is a lot like humans. Wounds need to be cleaned and covered so dirt can''t get in to aggravate it. Certain wounds may need to be kept away from the dog (with a cone) so they can''t harm it. first aid for dogs is very similar to the types of treatments you would use in humans. You can purchase prepackaged doggie first aid...


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What are the Most Important Supplies to Keep in a Home first aid Kit?

A: To cover all bases, you can get a complete first aid kit in a store - much cheaper than buying all accessories separately. Yes, keep one in the car as well. You just never know - always good to be prepared. SORRY for double posting, but here''s a better version of my answer: The most important thing you can do prior to putting together a first aid kit is getting trained in basic first aid and CPR. There is no point having supplies that you wouldn''t know how to use in case of an emergency. Another important thing is to assess the situation. If it''s a minor incident, then FA kicks in. If you think you may be over your head, then...


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I need 15 items to put in a first aid kit?

A: Antibiotic salve, butterfly bandages which in some cases are a good substitute for a deep cut that would normally need sutures.Benadryl for allergic reactions such as a bee sting. Cortezone creme like lanacaine or lanacort for rashes and itching. Antiseptic wipes for cleaning wounds, needle for slivers, aspirin or tylenol for pain, fever etc. alcohol swabs Mask Safety pins Slings pressure bandage paracetamol thermometer two items you didn''t mention that should be in ant first aid kit is a couple of rolls of roller bandage (2" is a good size) and two or three triangular bandages. they are by far the best for some type injuries, are fast to apply, and take very little room first aid...


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For those that know first aid................here is a scenario you walk by a building and notice a woman?

A: first, assess the situation, the position she is laying in, and if she in consious. If she is consious but unable to speek, dont move her if you can help it, she may have a head or spinal injury maybe due to a fall.... call 911 immedietly, just stay calm, try and keep her calm and consious if she is, untill help arrives. If a bleeding wound... Apply firm pressure untill help arrives, Oh and pray like crazy... lol. first, dial 911 so thay can dispatch a medic unit. Then make sure she is not choking on anything such as blood or vomit. Than immobilize her neck in case of spinal injury. If required, administer CPR until EMTs arrive. Check for any injuries such as fractures, abrasions, lacerations, and penetrating wounds. Don''t get carried away...


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What should be kept in a first-aid kit for emergencies?

A: a flare gun, an assault rifle preferably AK-47, and condoms Chocolate WATER Do a search on the web for first-aid supplies. It will give you a list of items to put in your first-aid kit depending on where you are going to keep it..for instance a back-packing trip will have different items than a home first-aid kit or a kit to carry in your car. Different situations--different first-aid kits..Try your local Red Cross for information. They should be able to give you a general list for your personal first-aid kit. band

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What Is first aid?

A: first aid refers to the immediate, direct treatment of an injured person. Anyone with a basic understanding of medical treatment can administer aid at the first signs of trouble. Simple procedures may include stopping blood loss by applying pressure, dressing a wound, treating a burn with ointment, or setting a bone with a splint. Some types of first aid, such as performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), require an individual to receive specialized training from an accredited first aid program. Many minor injuries can be overcome with simple, immediate medical attention. A small cut,...


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How Do I Give first aid for Poisoning?

A: The first and most important step for giving first aid for poisoning is to identify what poison has been ingested or otherwise incurred and how the poison entered the body. This may be difficult, and time will be a factor in some cases, so if you cannot identify the poison, call poison control immediately to seek advice. You will more than likely be advised to get the poisoned person to a doctor or hospital as soon as possible. If you can identify the poison, call poison control immediately to find out the best first aid for poisoning in that specific instance.. Different poisons will require different first aid...


 
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