The Rules for application of bandages on Chest (spiral bandage) in first aid-“First Aid”

The Rules for application of bandages on Chest (spiral bandage) Lay about 1 meter long bandage over the right or left shoulder and leave it to hang free. Wind several turns of a roller bandage around the chest from bottom to top and fix its end. Bring the free end of the bandage at the front over the other shoulder and tie it to the other free end at the...

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The Rules for application of bandages on Shoulder in first aid-“First Aid”

The Rules for application of bandages on Shoulder Pass the bandage form the healthy side of the armpit to the front of the chest and the outer surface of the wounded shoulder. Turnaround from front to back, bringing the bandage out from the armpit forwards. Pass again around the shoulder on the back round the chest, applying the turn of the bandage somewhat higher than the previous turn, covering ½...

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The Rules for application of bandages on Arm in first aid-“First Aid”

The Rules for application of bandages on Arm Fix the bandage around lower arm. Apply a simple spiral bandage.

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The Rules for application of bandages on Elbow in first aid-“First Aid”

The Rules for application of bandages on Elbow Fix the bandage around the elbow Apply a figure of eight bandage around the elbow, crossing in front of the joint.

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The Rules for application of bandages on Forearm in first aid-“First Aid”

The Rules for application of bandages on Forearm Fix the bandage around the wrist. Apply a reverse spiral bandage, reversing the spiral on the outer surface of the forearm.

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The Rules for application of bandages on Back of the Wrist in first aid-“First Aid”

The Rules for application of bandages on Back of the Wrist Put circular fixing turns around the wrist. Pass obliquely down the back of the wrist and to the palm, round the wrist at the base of the fingers and then again to the back of the previous loop, then obliquely to top and again round the wrist.

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The Rules for application of bandages on Thumb in first aid-“First Aid”

The Rules for application of bandages on Thumb  Start with circular turns around the wrist. Pass down the back of the hand to the thumb and return to the wrist over the back of the thumb in a spiral. Make more spirals along the thumb until it is completely covered.

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The Rules for application of bandages on Hand and four fingers (without thumb) in first aid-“First Aid”

The Rules for application of bandages on Hand and four fingers (without thumb)  Make a circular turn around wrist. Pass a reverse spiral down the back of the hand, turn over the tips of the fingers to the palm, returning to the back of the hand. Cover the hand with spirals. A figure – of – eight bandage may also be used for the hand  

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The Rules for application of bandages on finger in first aid-“First Aid”

The Rules for application of bandages on Finger  Start with circular turns around the wrist. Pass obliquely down the back of the hand to the tip of the finger. Wind spirals round the finger from its tip to its base. Leave the nail open to help diagnose too tight a dressing by presence of cyanosis. Return again over the back of the hand to the wrist. Fix it around the...

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The Rules for application of bandages in first aid-“First Aid”

The Rules for application of bandages  Select a bandage of the proper size. Put the patient in a comfortable position. Support the injured area while bandaging. Face the patient while applying the bandage, except when applying it to the head. Hold the roll of the roller bandage in the right band when applying bandage on the left side and in the left hand when applying it to the right side....

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Dressings and types of bandages (roller bandage, triangular bandage, many tailed bandage)used in first aid-“First Aid”

Dressings and types of bandages  Bandaging is the process of covering a wound or an injured part. The aims of bandaging are as follows. To prevent contamination of a wound. To support the injured area and give it rest. To maintain cotton wool pads, gauze, and splints in position. To control hemorrhage. To immobilize a fracture or dislocation. To immobilize an injured part so as relieve pain. There are different...

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Important Emergency Measures for  Unconsciousness 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  Unconsciousness – Assess the victim’s response. Open his airway. Check his breathing and pulse Give first aid as for the cause. Place him in recovery position. Send him to a...

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