The Illustrated First Aid in English
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Eastman, A Brent (1992). "Blood in Our Streets: The Status and Evolution of Trauma Care Systems". JAMA Surgery. 127 (6): 677–681. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.1992.01420060043008. PMID 1596168. If they're conscious, reassure them and ask them to take a 300mg aspirin tablet to chew slowly, (unless you know they shouldn't take aspirin, for example if they are under 16 or they say they are allergic to it).
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Face – the face may have dropped on 1 side, the person may not be able to smile, or their mouth or eye may have drooped. It might involve a more skilled activity, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) if they have stopped breathing. If they can, it's best for them to sit on the floor with their knees bent and their head and shoulders supported. If possible, place cushions behind them or under their knees.In certain situations where a chemical is regularly handled, a specific chemical antidote may be available to use. The course consists of illustrated step by step directions, flow charts, diagrams, videos and test yourself sections fully compatible with all computers and mobile devices. You will be able to stop and start as often as you like and print your Certificate on completion. The course is equivalent to 6 hours of verifiable CPD and you will have continuous access to the course for 12 months.
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Charlton NP, Pellegrino JL, Kule A, et al. 2019 American Heart Association and American Red Cross focused update for first aid: presyncope: an update to the American Heart Association and American Red Cross guidelines for first aid. Circulation. 2019;140(24):e931-e938. doi:10.1161/CIR.0000000000000730 Apply and maintain pressure to the wound with your gloved hand, using a clean pad or dressing if possible. Continue to apply pressure until the bleeding stops. Do not give the person who is injured anything to eat or drink, as they may need an anaesthetic (numbing medication) when they reach hospital.
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Nessel, Edward H. (2012). "Treating Sudden Cardiac Arrest and the Use of Automated External Defibrillators in the Community Setting". AAMA Journal. 25: 9. Heat stroke, also known as sunstroke or hyperthermia, which tends to occur during heavy exercise in high humidity, or with inadequate water, though it may occur spontaneously in some chronically ill persons. Sunstroke, especially when the patient has been unconscious, often causes major damage to body systems such as brain, kidney, liver, gastric tract. Unconsciousness for more than two hours usually leads to permanent disability. Emergency treatment involves rapid cooling of the patient. First aid training began to spread through the British Empire through organisations such as St John, often starting, as in the UK, with high risk activities such as ports and railways.  Aims [ edit ]