The Illustrated First Aid in English

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Fletcher NC, The St John Ambulance Association: its history and its past in the ambulance movement. London: St John Ambulance Association, 1929:12–3. Many accidents can happen in homes, offices, schools and laboratories which require immediate attention before the patient is attended by the doctor. There are many situations that may require first aid, and many countries have legislation, regulation, or guidance, which specifies a minimum level of first aid provision in certain circumstances. This can include specific training or equipment to be available in the workplace (such as an automated external defibrillator), the provision of specialist first aid cover at public gatherings, or mandatory first aid training within schools. Generally, five steps are associated with first aid:

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ISO 24801 Recreational diving services — Requirements for the training of recreational scuba divers Hypothermia, or Exposure, occurs when a person's core body temperature falls below 33.7°C (92.6°F). First aid for a mildly hypothermic patient includes rewarming, which can be achieved by wrapping the affected person in a blanket, and providing warm drinks, such as soup, and high energy food, such as chocolate. [24] However, rewarming a severely hypothermic person could result in a fatal arrhythmia, an irregular heart rhythm. [25] Harm reduction aims to decrease the risk of negative effects associated with ongoing alcohol and drug use in those who are unable or unwilling to stop. The aim of harm reduction is to prevent harm to both the individual and the greater community as much as possible. Peterson, Sarah (January 30, 2018). "About PFA". The National Child Traumatic Stress Network . Retrieved November 20, 2019.

This article is written like a manual or guidebook. Please help rewrite this article from a descriptive, neutral point of view, and remove advice or instruction. ( June 2022) ( Learn how and when to remove this template message) Some situations can be treated with first aid alone. Other times you may need help from your doctor or hospital emergency department. If there is an emergency, you should call triple zero. The triple zero phone operator can give you specific first aid advice for your situation. You can do first aid until the ambulance arrives. As soon as possible, attach an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to the patient. Follow the voice prompts. Do not leave the patient alone to fetch the defibrillator — let someone else bring it. Event first aid and ambulance support". British Red Cross. Archived from the original on September 8, 2014.

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Heat syncope, another stage in the same process as heat stroke, occurs under similar conditions as heat stroke and is not distinguished from the latter by some authorities. First aid is the first and immediate assistance given to any person with either a minor or serious illness or injury, [1] with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, or to promote recovery until medical services arrive. First aid is generally performed by someone with basic medical training. Mental health first aid is an extension of the concept of first aid to cover mental health, [2] while psychological first aid is used as early treatment of people who are at risk for developing PTSD. [3] Conflict First Aid, focused on preservation and recovery of an individual's social or relationship well-being, is being piloted in Canada. You can also get first aid advice from the Australian Red Cross First Aid app. The DRSABCD action plan If you want to learn first aid, there are plenty of courses available. Different courses run for different lengths of time, and can be run: A major benefit of these protocols is that they require minimum resources, time and skills with a great degree of success in saving lives under conditions unfavourable for applying first aid.Mental Health First Aid USA". Mental Health First Aid. October 10, 2013 . Retrieved November 20, 2019. Toothache, which can result in severe pain and loss of the tooth but is rarely life-threatening, unless over time the infection spreads into the bone of the jaw and starts osteomyelitis.



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