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BASIC OF FIRST AID

Basic of first aid and self protection

As we know that in today’s world people are suffering from various diseases and infections. It is very important for us to have some basic knowledge. We will tell you some special things which will be of great use to you in case of emergency. We know that many people die from diseases and infections every year across America. Those people who do not know about some special Basic of first Aid. We’ll tell you how you can avoid physical discomfort in an emergency. which is like this –

Many accidents happen every year. They can be prevented with a little care. If you know self protection, you can be helpful in case of an accident. Read each of the following carefully. You will be able to give critical first aid if necessary. Always remember to seek help immediately and from an adult.

BASIC OF FIRST AID

RESPIRATION

If it is failing, give artificial respirattion- MOUTH to MOUTH or MOUTH to NOSE.

BLEEDING

Arrrest the bleeding and protect the wound. apply direct or indirect pressure. Cover with a dressing, apply a pad and firm bandage. Elevate. Keep at rest. 

FRACTURES

IMMOBILISE it with a well padded stiff support reaching the joints on either side. Apply bandages on either side of the site at the joints on either side support. 

BURNS AND SCALDS

A burn is caused by dry heat and scald by moist heat like steam, very hot water or oil. Immediately cool the area with cold water – for 15 mins. till pain subsides. DO NOT break blisters, or apply anything on the burns. Cover with a sterile or clean cloth, pad and bandage . give fluids. 

ANIMAL BITES

Many people in America suffer from the hunting of wild animals. A statistic shows that many people in North America are victims of wild animals.

Wash with soap plenty of water. loose bandage may be applied. Get quick Medical Aid

NOSE BLEEDING

Sit him up facing the breeze and the head slightly forward. Ask him to breath through the mouth and NOT to blow the nose. Apply a cold compress over the nose. The soft part of the nose may be pinched close with the fingers for 10 mins. Cold application on the neck and forehead may help.  

BEE STING

Do not press the bag (of the sting ). Use foreceps and remove the sting. Apply cold or weak ammonia. 

SNAKE BITES

It is often seen that people die due to snake bites in some places in America. Whenever a snake bites, keep some special things in mind

Keep patient calm. Was with plenty of water and soap. DO NOT RUB hard. first apply a constrictive bandage on the hard side of the bite.(not to be apply continuously for more then twenty minutes.) Do not incise or attempt to suck the wound.Get aid quickly. Try to identify the snake.

FAINTING

Lay him down and loosen the clothing around chest and waist. Turn head to one side. The legs may be raised a liittle. DO NOT attempt to give any solids or liquids. On recovery a small quantity of a drink may be given and allowed to sit up move after rest.

Basic of first aid kit

Do not move the casualty unnecessarily. keep him warm. make a diagnosis, decide the treatment and treat. Remember the ABC of First Aid. See if his airways are clear, that the is breathing, and his blood circulation is patent.  

If you ever have to face any such physical problem then it is necessary to have a First Aid Kit with you. Which will come in handy in case of emergency. You can buy it by visiting this link.

GENERAL

If you are doubt the treatment DO NOT DO anything. You may do more harm. 

These are only hints .To be good FIRST AIDER you can do the First Aid course condected regularly by the St. John ambulance association in all the state. Contect your state center for details . Also join the ambulance brigade in your state.

If you come from USA, then you can take advantage of knowing about him and related things by visiting his USA page. If you like this basic information, then you must tell by commenting, thank you.

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