PERSONAL SAFETY

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PERSONAL SAFETY/FIRST AID : 

PERSONAL SAFETY/FIRST AID Chapter 17 Lessons 6-8 & Video, pg. 392-401

EMERGENCY : 

Is a sudden event that demands immediate action. EMERGENCY

FIRST AID : 

Is emergency medical care for someone who has been hurt or who is sick. FIRST AID

When handling an emergency : 

1. Check out the situation. 2. Call for help. 3. Care for the victim. When handling an emergency

What should you tell the 911 operator? : 

Name & location Type of emergency Condition of the victim How you have helped the victim What should you tell the 911 operator?

ABDOMINAL THRUST : 

Are actions that apply pressure to a choking person’s stomach to force out an object from a victims throat. ABDOMINAL THRUST

IF THE PERSON CAN SPEAK… : 

IF THE PERSON CAN SPEAK… ATTENTION THEY ARE NOT CHOKING & AN ABDOMINAL THRUST CAN BE DANGEROUS

RESCUE BREATHING : 

Is an emergency technique in which a rescuer gives air to a non- breathing victim. RESCUE BREATHING

CARDIOPLUMONARY RESUSCITATION : 

Is an emergency technique used to save a victim who is not breathing & does not have a heart beat. CARDIOPLUMONARY RESUSCITATION

CPR : 

CPR ABC’s of First Aid

Slide 11: 

A = airway Tilt the victims head back gently Use your finger to clear object from Look for chest movement Listen for breathing sounds

Slide 12: 

B = breath Put your mouth around the victims mouth Pinch the nose Breath out in the victim Give 2 slow breaths Look to see if the victim’s chest is moving up and down in response to your breath.

Slide 13: 

C = chest compressions If the victim is still not breathing normally, coughing, or moving, begin chest compressions. Push down on the center of the chest 1 1/2 to 2 inches and keep doing it. Pump at the rate of 100/minute, faster than once per second.

BLEEDING : 

BLEEDING

Slide 15: 

For minor cuts, scrapes and deep wounds. Put a piece of sterile gauze over the wound Apply pressure Elevate over the heart Call for help Seek medical help if stitches are needed

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