Important Emergency Measures for Bleeding from Akin in first aid treatment-“Emergency Care”

 Emergency Care A summary of emergency first aid measures for various types of condition is shown in the following table. Measures Condition and Emergency measures Any emergency- Assess the situation Assess the casualty Assess the condition Give appropriate first aid Bleeding from akin – Apply pressure to the wound Raise and support the bleeding part Bandage the wound Treat shock

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Important Emergency Measures for Back injury in first aid treatment-“Emergency Care”

 Emergency Care A summary of emergency first aid measures for various types of condition is shown in the following table. Measures Condition and Emergency measures Any emergency- Assess the situation Assess the casualty Assess the condition Give appropriate first aid  Back injury- Steady and support the head. Support his neck. Send him to a hospital immediately.

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Important Emergency Measures for Attack of Asthma in first aid treatment-“Emergency Care”

Emergency Care A summary of emergency first aid measures for various types of condition is shown in the following table. Measures Condition and Emergency measures Any emergency- Assess the situation Assess the casualty Assess the condition Give appropriate first aid Attack of asthma – Make the victim comfortable Let him use inhaler Encourage him to breathe slowly

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Important Emergency Measures for Anaphylactic shock in first aid treatment-“Emergency Care”

 Emergency Care A summary of emergency first aid measures for various types of condition is shown in the following table. Measures Condition and Emergency measures Any emergency- Assess the situation Assess the casualty Assess the condition Give appropriate first aid Anaphylactic shock- Recovery position Resuscitation if there is cardio respiratory arrest. Injection Adrenalin 1:1000 solution, 0.5 ml subcutaneously Send him to a hospital immediately.  

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Important Emergency Measures for Alkali burns in first aid treatment-“Emergency Care”

 Emergency Care A summary of emergency first aid measures for various types of condition is shown in the following table. Measures Condition and Emergency measures Any emergency- Assess the situation Assess the casualty Assess the condition Give appropriate first aid Alkali burns- Remove alkali Soaked clothing Wash the area with cold running water Bathe affected part with vinegar solution. Give analgesics for pain  

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Important Emergency Measures for Acid burns in first aid treatment-“Emergency Care”  

Emergency Care A summary of emergency first aid measures for various types of condition is shown in the following table. Measures Condition and Emergency measures Any emergency- Assess the situation Assess the casualty Assess the condition Give appropriate first aid Acid burns- Remove acid Soaked clothing Wash the area with cold running water. Bathe affected part with alkaline solution Give analgesics for pain.

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Contents of Civil defense services used in disaster-“Disaster”

Contents of Civil Defense Services  Civil defense services – mobilize the staff and equipment of the Red Cross. Recruit and assign nurses to manage disaster. Provide services, assistance to affected community in the area of health, sanitation, maintaining law and order, fire – fighting, clearing debris, various diseases etc. an emergency planning section at both central and state government level is established; this is also established at the local ministries/...

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Resources required in effective handling of disasters and their work-“Disaster”

Resources required in effective handling of Disasters Effective handling of disasters requires combined efforts of the local agencies in the area e.g. public health division, public welfare department, public works department, police and fire departments, public and private hospitals, and Red Cross and civil defense services.  The various agencies that provide resources in a disaster and their work are shown in the following table. Resources for Readiness Resource                                         work...

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Relief work and problems faced in disasters-“Disaster”

Relief work and Problems faced in Disasters Every community should have a civil defense plan and organization, to be used not only for all disasters. First aiders, nurses, paramedical people, police, military and volunteers must participate in this work. Problems that need to be solved in a disaster are as follows. The electric power supply is impaired. The telephone lines become nonfunctional, making it difficult to call for help from...

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Important and necessary steps to be taken in a disaster-“First Aid”

Important and necessary steps to be taken in a disaster Establish a command post in a safe area. Establish communication with hospitals or medical facilities, and other emergency units. The first aider should continue to be the triage officer until physician arrives on the scene. Set up a triage point in a safe area such that all victims to be taken to the ambulance pass through this point. Determine the...

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Phases (Impact period, Threat period, Inventory period, Rescue period) and features of a disaster-“First Aid”

Phases and Features of a Disaster Phase                                     Features Warning period – Some disasters give warning while others do not, e.g. earthquakes and airplane crashes. Anxiety and apprehension are generated during warning period. Impact period – It is the actual occurrence of the disaster. Death and destruction occurs, which may cause panic. Threat period – In this period people remain worried about their lives and families. Inventory period – Survivors...

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Important and necessary principles of first aid treatment in a disaster-“First Aid”

Important and Necessary Principles of First Aid  Assess the situation quickly and take measures indicated as life saving first. Place a bed sheet, blanket, or newspapers under the victim placed on the ground to reduce loss of body. Avoid unnecessary movement of handling except to remove the victim from additional danger. Reassure the patient that everything will be all right. Prevent shock. Do not give anything orally if the victim...

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