First Aid

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  • Created on: 08-01-13 12:23
What are nausea, shallow breathing and weakness all symptoms of?
Shock
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If blood soaks through a dressing, what do you do?
Place another dressing over the top
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How do you recognise a fracture?
difficulty moving the limb; swelling around injury site; pain and tenderness at site of injury; sound of snapping from injuty site
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What does RICE stand for?
Rest.Ice.Confortable support.Elevation
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What are a first aiders 4 main prorities?
Assess the situation; make the area safe; provide emergency aid; get help
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What is the Heimlich Maneuver also known as?
Abdominal thrusts
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What are the causes of anaphylactic shock?
Insect sting; allergic reaction
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What should you never do when treating a burn or scald?
Burst any blisters
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For how long should you hold a burn or scald under cold running water?
10 minutes
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What is the difference between a burn and a scald?
A burn is caused by dry heat, a scald is caused by moist heat
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If blood soaks through a dressing, what do you do?

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Place another dressing over the top

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How do you recognise a fracture?

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What does RICE stand for?

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What are a first aiders 4 main prorities?

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