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See all Premium member Presentation Transcript BASIC FIRST AID : BASIC FIRST AID Presentation by: Arshad Molwani OBJECTIVES : Introduction Purpose of First Aid Principle of First Aid (4 C’s) Action Plan Assessing Skills of a First Aider Responsibilities of First Aider DR ABC OBJECTIVES Slide 3: First aid is the immediate medical assistance given to an injured person, within the available resources before getting to a qualified medical help. What is First Aid ? Introduction : Every one should know something about first aid as you never know when you may be called upon to use it. At the most unexpected of times, accidents could occur, involving loved ones, close relatives or total strangers. Whoever is in need of help, you should be in a position to offer first aid. Introduction Slide 5: To Sustain life To Prevent suffering To Prevent secondary complications To Promote speedy recovery Purpose of First Aid Slide 6: DO’S Before handling the casualty use: Mask Gloves Head Cover Apron DON’Ts First Aider can never Prescribe Medicine Declare Death DO’s & DON’Ts Slide 7: FIRST AIDER IS NEITHER A DOCTOR NOR A NURSE Slide 8: Call for Help Calmly Take Charge Check the scene & the causality Carefully apply First Aid PRINCIPLES OF FIRST AID (4 C’s) Slide 9: Assess the Situation Safety of yourself & the casualty. Assess the casualty Treat the Casualty Arrange removal of casualty to hospital or safe area. Write a Report / Communicate the status. ACTION PLAN Slide 10: Observer Listen Feel Talk Touch Provide Build Trust Assessing Skills of First Aider Slide 11: To assess a situation quickly & safely & call for appropriate help To identify the level of injury or the nature of the illness affecting the casualty/victim To give early and appropriate treatment in a sensible order of priority To make & pass on a report, & give further help if required Responsibilities of First Aider Slide 12: DANGER RESPONSE AIRWAY BREATHING CIRCULATION DR ABC Slide 13: To Yourself To Others To Casualty D is for Danger Slide 14: Gently “Shake & Shout” at the casualty Is the casualty alert? Is the casualty drowsy or confused ? Is the casualty unconscious, but reacting ? Is the casualty unconscious with no reaction ? If unconscious, place the casualty in the stable side position. R is for Response Slide 15: Is the airway open & clear ? Is there noisy breathing ? Are the Potential obstruction such as blood etc ? If so , open & clear the airway! A is for AIRWAY Slide 16: Tilt Head Back & Lift Chin up with fingers under jaw to establish Airway (Move head as little as possible if there may be a neck injury). How to Open AIRWAY? Slide 17: Look for chest movements Listen for sounds of breathing Feel for breathes on your cheek If not breathing give 2 rescue breathes. B is for Breathing Breathing : Look, Listen & feel for Breathing – Is chest moving ? If not give 2 breathes Breathing Slide 19: Is there a carotid pulse ? Is it strong ? Is it regular ? Is there major blood loss ? IF NO PULSE PRESENT THEN START CPR (CIRCULATION PULSE RESPIRATION) C is for Circulation CIRCULATION : Check for circulation – Is there a pulse ? Place two fingers in groove of neck. CIRCULATION Slide 21: Giving First Aid can be dangerous. Always be careful for your personal safety. Do Not Put Yourself @ Risk Looking After Yourself You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.