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What Are first aid procedures?

A: first aid procedures are medical steps taken to handle minor injuries or sustain victims of severe illness or injury until professional help can arrive. Many jobs require training and certification in first aid procedures in order to provide a safer working environment as well as prepare workers to handle emergencies. first aid can be crucial and even lifesaving in some situations, but is never a substitute for professional medical care. Instances where a person may die before care can arrive often call for careful first aid

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Does anyone know what is the basic first aid procedures for a given common injury in a given animal ?

A: You don''t say what given injury in what given animal! Basic first aid principles would be ABC - i.e. airway, breathing and circulation. I imagine the same applies to any animal. Sorry are you asking a question, in code?? first of all you would need to tell us the injury and the animal. A dog with a cut paw would need different treatment to a mouse who''s had a stroke Never put your hand in the mouth of a great white shark nursing a wobbly tooth! canyou please explain the quetion a little better Human or animal - in any emergency, life means breathing, the heart beating and any bleeding stopped. Those are the basics of first aid. If it is an internal injury and u...


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What is the first aid procedure for snakebites?

A: first aid for venomous snakebites consists of retarding the spread of the poison through the circulatory system by applying a constricting band or an ice pack, or by spraying ethyl chloride on the wound....


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first aid procedures for hypoxia?

A: Instantly re-establish breathing in such as manner as to offset any oxygen deficit. As your question is moot regarding the cause of hypoxia, I''ll touch on the most common causes: Lack of Breathing. Commence rescue breathing ( resuscitation) instantly and continue until the victim resumes breathing on their own, you become too exhausted to continue, or you are relieved by rescue personnel. Low Arterial PO2. Commence oxygen flow on breathing apparatus, e.g. nasal canula, mask, ambu bag if neccesary, intubation, etc. Occluded airway. Remove the occlusion, either with your hand, or consider the Heimlich manuver. If you can''t remove the occlusion, and you know how to do this without causing more harm, consider tracheostomy. Hypoxia as a result of hypovolemia. Stop the bleeding using (in...


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Knowing is security. Discussion about dying and death is not a taboo in a family believing in positive life attitudes and love. Mother 97 yrs - strong mind and comparatively good overall health with pace maker. Living at home, one daughter living with her and another daughter living next door. Questions posed to bring readiness for moments that might come. Question 1) Is a heart attack with a pace maker similar to a heart attack without a pace maker? How does a pace maker change the situation during a heart attack? Question 2) What exactly are the most common causes of death, when a person with a pace maker dies? Does the heart muscle become too tired to function, and if so what happens to the energy from the pace maker - after all it has a battery and energy of its own? Question 3) When the electric impulses from the "special energy impulse giving cells" surrounding the heart diminishes, does it automatically cause an end to the functioning of the pace maker? Question 4) If heart stops at home, are normal first aid procedures (heart massage and artificial respiration) sufficient? Is there anything special to know because of the pace maker?Thanking you greatly for information.

A: Great questions, all. A pacemaker is a simple device. It sits around and waits for the heart to have an electrical beat. If it does not see one it then gives its own and starts the wait all over again. When a heart attack happens the heart muscle becomes starved for blood and dies. If enough muscle dies there is ''pump failure'' the person''s blood pressure drops and their vital organs like the Brain and Heart and Liver die and then that is the end of life. If the person has a pace maker there is no effect because this is such a catastrophic event the pacemaker is of no consequence. The pacemaker continues to give off its impulse but this has no effect and is only detectable on a heart monitor and does not result in the heart contracting and a pulse. If the heart muscle where the pacemaker...


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What Is a first aid Team?

A: A first aid team is an organized group of people who arrive at the site of an emergency, such as a house fire, or a natural disaster, and offer timely assistance and preliminary medical care. The first aid crew could be affiliated with the fire department of a city or a professional organization that provides trained first aid personnel for public events. The first aid team may be composed of volunteers from the community or a group of employees could form such a unit for workplace emergencies. The teamís responsibilities include finding those affected, treating them for minor injuries, and...


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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...


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How Do I Improve My first aid Skills?

A: Many people know a little bit about first aid, or what to do first when injury or other emergencies arise. This cursory knowledge isnít always adequate in true emergencies, and many are interested in increasing first aid skills, so that they would really be able to help if a loved one or a stranger was injured or suddenly became gravely ill. There are many ways people can improve knowledge in this subject. Those people uninterested in getting any type of certification could begin by studying free online resources that explain the basic details of first aid. Such resources are found through online sites like the Mayo...


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Do You Need first aid Training?

A: Medical emergencies can arise anywhere, at anytime and to anyone. And during such situations, it feels good to be useful. These days, a lot of people are signing up for first aid courses. Awareness of the basic medical aid is proving to be very helpful. But for some, it is a part of their job, a necessity. Check and find out if you are required to be trained in first aid procedures as a part of your job. 1. If you work with children Children, babies, young people, they are all very susceptible to injuries and come under a high risk crowd. It is mandatory for teachers and caretakers in daycare centers, schools, colleges and hostels to have a...


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2 Important Points For Women Who Want To Learn first aid Training

A: first aid training should be an important component basic staff care in a business environment, but it is all too often side lined and not seen as the necessity it is. In today`s modern world of stress and strains related to having to care for your family while still going out to earn a salary, of having to meet deadlines and of having to find time out from the workplace for errands and even down time (rest and relaxation), not to mention spouse and children and other fam time, there are so many instances where employees simply cannot go on and succumb to various medical complaints. The result is that various medical emergencies take place in offices, stores and factories and other places, countrywide, with an enormous number of symptoms...


 
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