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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, burn, or blister, for instance, can be attended to by...


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what is first aid when there is palpitation?

A: Palpitation is commonly attributed to stress, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine and certain medicines. Elimination of these might help in recurrence. Thyroid problems are the culprit, sometimes, and removal of the thyroid problem helps. At times, palpitations call for an electric shock or cardiac defibrillation. Refer a previous answer on snacks for palpitation at, http://wwwwhome-remedies-for-youu com/askquestion/2678/question-on-healthy-snacks-for-palpitation-what-arrhtml...
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what is first aid?

A: ... first aid immediate and temporary treatment of a victim of sudden illness or injury while awaiting the arrival of medical aid....


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what is first aid treatment for a heat stroke?

A: Mostly to cool the person off. Depending on how alert they are you may be able to give fluids by mouth but if they are very sick they may need it by IV....


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what is first aid for a victim of shock?

A: Call for help right away, loosen any tight clothing, look for injuries, cover victim lightly with blanket, do NOT give victim anything to eat or drink, and do NOT move victim....


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what is first aid for leg cramp?

A: Walking on it of course, eating more bananas, also what really helps to get rid of it quickly and while it sounds gross works wonders was told by a dr to stick your thumb and pointer finger each in one nostril and pinch inside your nose hard and it helps alot and helps to work it out alot quicker than just walking on it. I am so grateful for finding out about this little trick...


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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 procedures. Choking, cessation of breathing, cases of poisoning, or excessive bleeding can all require immediate care....


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is first Aid training necessary to provide help in rescue operation?

A: To all those who responded by bringing up the possibility of lawsuits.....the good Samaritan law protects you from those. The fire department does not "chase you from the scene" because of better liability protection...we do so because #1 we work with each other on a daily basis and know what we''re each capable of and know what our certifications are #2 many times civilians do not know know the local protocols for patient care #3 often they are more hindrance than help and may actually harm the patient #4 they aren''t familiar with our equipment (where it is, how it''s used) Yes, you can help if there is a disaster. When trained...


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Help! 've been bit by my cat. whats the first aid.?

A: your cat has to have rabies for you to get rabies from a bite. look up the symptoms on wiki or something. if you''re not scratched or bleeding don''t worry about it. but if you wake up in the morning, white mucus is covering your pillow and blood is pouring from your eyes, see a doctor. http://magegame.ru/?rf=d8e0ece0ed7ecae8ede37e you may read this topic... you must report the bite to your county or parish animal services wash the site - alcohol - then put an anti bacterial cream on it are the cats shots current? Cats don''t carry rabies. There are maybe 20 cases in the US in the past 20 years. The reason they get the shots is for their protection from raccoons,...


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what does first Aid help do?

A: When you do first aid on someone, you are possibly saving their life. You are also stopping or slowing down a condition from worsening. It is the first thing you do when you notice someone needs immediate medical help....


 
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