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First aid for – Burns & scalds

First aid for – Burns & scalds A burn is an injury caused by Dry Heat – fire / a piece of hot metal Electric Burn – High tension wire Friction – Contact with revolving wheel / object. Corrosive Burn – Acids – Hydrochloric Acid, Sulfuric Acid Alkaline– Strong Ammonia Scald- is an injury caused […]

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First aid

Remember these first aid — to help the victim

Remember these first aid — to help the victim suffering from choking, drowning, Fainting and Epilepsy Choking Treatment:  Remove the food or loose teeth struck at throat using finger. Encourage coughing. If this fails, the victim has to bend over with head lower than the chest. Slap him between the shoulder blades using heel of […]

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First aid for – poisoning, snake bite & dog bite

First aid for – poisoning, snake bite & dog bite Poisoning Some substances when taken into the body in fairly large quantities can be dangerous to health or can cause death, such substances are called POISONS. There are three types or routes by which poisons can enter the body. Ingested poisons (oral) Inhaled poisons like […]

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First aid

What are the first aids?

What are the first aids? For Asphyxia (suffocation), Sun stroke, Electric shock and Electric burns Asphyxia (suffocation) Asphyxia (suffocation) is a condition in which there is continuous want of oxygen in the circulating blood and as such the tissues are starved of oxygen. Causes for Suffocation External and internal obstruction to the wind pipe eg. […]

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Head injury

How to avoid head injury?

How to avoid head injury? Following certain preventive measures like wearing a helmet, avoiding rash driving and adhering to traffic rules. A majority of the head injuries cases are preventable. Around 85% of the head injury cases are owing to road traffic accident which is avoidable. The other common causes are fall from height, accident […]

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Do you know the first aid for Fracture?

Do you know the first aid for Fracture? A break or a crack in the continuity of a bone is called a fracture Causes Direct Force: The bone breaks at the site of the applied force. Eg. Jaw Bone fracture. Indirect Force: The applied force is at one place and bone breaks at another place. […]

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First aid for heart attack

First Aid for Heart Attack

First Aid for Heart Attack- Heart Attack is caused by lack of blood supply to the heart muscle. It may come on suddenly or after physical effort. Severe crushing pain in the chest, often spreading to one or both arms, the neck and the jaw is the main symptom of a heart attack. Patient becomes […]

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World first aid day

Training in First aid should be made accessible to all

Training in First aid should be made accessible to all. World First Aid Day : Sep 08,2018 : The theme for this year is “First response to road crashes”. Being in the emergency department we get to see many cases where I strongly feel that, if the people around were trained in first aid, we […]

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First aid

What is first aid- Do’s & Don’ts

What is first aid- Do’s & Don’ts. Disasters involve causality with critical serious major or minor injuries. In all such conditions, First Aid assumes significant importance in disaster management. What is first aid? First Aid is the immediate treatment given to the victim of an accident or sudden illness before medical (doctors) help is obtained. […]

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