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First Aid (Definition)

First aid is initial medical care that an injured ...Read more


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First aid for burns and fractures, what to do?

First aid for burns and fractures, what to do?

That question can't: Possibly be covered in 400 characters or less. Please consult a boy scout first aid merit badge manual to learn this and much more great information. ...Read more

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When would be a time you would not give first aid to someone who has heart burns and scalds?

When would be a time you would not give first aid to someone who has heart burns and scalds?

Treatment: Not sure what you mean by heart burns and scalds. Those terms are not quite pertinent to heart problems. Why don't you ask again and describe exactly what you mean by your the terms you are using. ...Read more

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What are some good things to have in a first aid kit for burns and sun burns? Is capsaisepine a good thing to have, since it blocks heat receptors?

What are some good things to have in a first aid kit for burns and sun burns? Is capsaisepine a good thing to have, since it blocks heat receptors?

Minor burns: Capsaicin cream is specifically contraindicated in irritated, damaged or broken skin. I think a burn qualifies as that. For minor burns which is all you should be treating yourself, is cool cloths, and perhaps an aloe Vera lotion and perhaps. 5% hydrocortisone cream. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Ibuprofen for pain. ...Read more

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My sister has a first aid burn on her hand (she dropped a niscafe on her shoulder? How can she treat the burn

My sister has a first aid burn on her hand (she dropped a niscafe on her shoulder? How can she treat the burn

1st degree burns: First degree burns involve only the first layer of skin, and usually appear red (like sunburn). Blistering does not generally occur with this type, although some peeling can appear during healing. Treatment consists of cooling the burn with cool water, and keeping covered with a non-adherent dressing. OTC pain meds may be useful. First degree burns usually heal well without scarring. ...Read more

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Scraped knee on asphalt today picture on profile what to know what first aid I should put on it? Burns and bleed quite a bit. Inch deep laceration

Seek Help: I am sorry to hear about the trauma you have sustained. Given that there is a break in the skin (with a laceration present) best to be seen in an urgent care/emergency room environment where your injury will be washed, debrided if necessary, and sutured as necessary. Bleeding will be controlled and measures will be taken to avoid infection. Vaccination status will be reviewed.
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Whatis the first aid that I can do if my 3 year old baby got burnt?

Whatis the first aid that I can do if my 3 year old baby got burnt?

Cool the site & Rx: The initial response is to stop tissue damage by cooling the site, followed by an examination of the area involved. If a small area, chilling the site also relieves some of the pain. If the area just appears red, wash & monitor. If it bubbles up, wash & cover to prevent baby from scratching blisters open. If blisters open, clean & apply polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin).Call in for large burns or any concerns. ...Read more

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What does advnaced first-aid training include?

What does advnaced first-aid training include?

Advanced.: It stars with the standard first aid/CPR/AED and adds airway management, O2 therapy, primary and secondary scene management as well as C spine management. ...Read more

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What is effective first aid for someone who is vomitting?

Prevent aspiration: If a person is lying on their back, turn them on their side (to prevent aspiration of vomit). ...Read more

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What sort of first aid certificate should I do for babysitting?

Red Cross or 4H: Most local red cross chapters and many 4h chaapters run regular baby-sitting training courses. Certification would demonstrate that you take the job seriously & will know how to avoid pitfalls as well as responsibly take care of any problems which might arise. More importantly, the child will be safer and you will have gained more self confidence. Good luck. ...Read more

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First aid for sciatica?

First aid for sciatica?

Sciatica: Meds, exercise, physical therapy including mckenzie centralization techniques, traction, inversion table. Many things are used. ...Read more

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First aid for bite on a tongue?

Tongue: Time and salt water. Good news is there is so much vascularization in the tongue that it heals relatively quickly. ...Read more

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First aid when sciatica attacks?

Rest NSAIDS: If no medical help available, a short period of rest & activity restriction will help generally in a fetal position with the use of tylenol (acetaminophen) &/or non-steroidal anti inflammatory medication if no contraindications to its use. Local treatment with heat &/or ice may help as will time to heal for most. After a period of rest, guided exercise will help as well. ...Read more

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What can I first aid kit include?

What can I first aid kit include?

First aid: See “Anatomy of a First Aid Kit” by the American Red Cross at http://www. Redcross. Org/prepare/location/home-family/get-kit/anatomy ...Read more

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What should I put in a first aid kit?

What should I put in a first aid kit?

Check out: I would recommend checking out a first aid kit on the shelf at a box store. You want to make sure that you have bandages, cold pack, scissors, gloves, gauze, pocket mask, tape... I recommend tweezers, alcohol pads, and telfa too. ...Read more

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Is there first aid for epileptic fit?

Is there first aid for epileptic fit?

Yes: Protect the person from harming themselves. It's not necessary to place anything in their mouth because that is too dangerous for them and for the first aid provider. Sometimes it's necessary to provide padding for their head and for arms in case they're flailing so they don't hurt themselves. ...Read more