By Jon R. Krohmer
The yank university of Emergency Physicians has created a necessary and finished first reduction handbook with remedies and strategies defined, step by step and illustrated with countless numbers of photos to teach easy methods to practice them properly. that includes vital life-saving strategies, together with rescue respiring, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, remedy for a blocked airway, and different life-threatening occasions, the ebook additionally presents designated anatomical details and provides remedies for individuals of any age in any state of affairs.
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Evaluate the Casualty. Be prepared to perform first aid measures. These measures may include clearing the airway, rescue breathing, treatment for shock, and/or bleeding control. b. Expose the Wound. If appropriate, cut or remove the casualty’s clothing to expose the wound. Remember, DO NOT remove clothing that is stuck to the wound because additional injury may result. DO NOT attempt to clean the wound. NOTE Examine the casualty to see if there is an entry and exit wound. If there are two wounds (entry, exit), perform the same procedure for both wounds.
4) Hold the dressing in place with one hand and use the other hand to wrap one of the tails around the body. (5) Wrap the other tail in the opposite direction until the dressing is completely covered. Leave enough of the tail for a knot. (6) Loosely tie the tails with a square knot at the casualty’s side (Figure 3-11). Figure 3-11. Dressing applied and tails tied with a square knot. WARNING When the dressing is applied, DO NOT put pressure on the wound or exposed internal parts, because pressure could cause further injury (vomiting, ruptured intestines, and so forth).
1/AFMAN 44-163(I) CHAPTER 3 FIRST AID FOR SPECIFIC INJURIES 3-1. General Basic lifesaving steps are discussed in Chapters 1 and 2; they apply to first aid measures for all injuries. Some wounds and burns will require special precautions and procedures when applying these measures. This chapter discusses specific first aid procedures for wounds of the head, face, and neck; chest and stomach wounds; and burns. It also discusses the techniques for applying dressings and bandages to specific parts of the body.
ACEP First Aid Manual, 2nd edition by Jon R. Krohmer