First Aid Manual 11th Edition
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Find out how to treat over 100 different conditions from splinters and sprained ankles to strokes and unresponsiveness and how to use essential equipment including a defibrillator. Step-by-step photography, all shot in-situ to reflect real-life issues, shows you what to do in any situation. The ideal first aid book for you and your family, keep the First Aid Manual handy; it could be a life-saver. You think a person has a fracture or other serious injury in their spinal column, head, hip, pelvis, or thigh. In this case, do not move the person. For chemical burns, wear protective gloves, remove any affected clothing, and rinse the burn with cool running water for at least 20 minutes to remove the chemical.
Do not remove the cloth if it becomes soaked. Removing the first layer will interfere with the clotting process and result in more blood loss. Instead, add more layers if needed. The effects of poisoning depend on the substance swallowed, but can include vomiting, loss of consciousness, pain or a burning sensation. If they do vomit naturally, try to collect some of it for the ambulance crew – this may help identify the cause of the poisoning.
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If the pain isn't too severe, you could transport them to hospital by car. Get someone else to drive if possible so you can care for the person who is injured during the trip. Would you know what to do in a first aid emergency? The British Red Cross offers free online workshops and resources to help build skills and confidence to save lives. Scroll down to find out more. The following information is for choking in adults. There is separate advice on how to stop a child from choking. Mild chokingArms – the person with suspected stroke may not be able to lift both arms and keep them there because of weakness or numbness in 1 arm. If you are not sure if medical help is needed or what to do next, call 111 or get help from 111 online. Upon reaching a First Aid skill of 225 and level 35, you can start the Alliance Trauma / Horde Trauma quest (optional). These quests will lead you to Triage / Triage inDustwallow Marsh or Arathi Highlands.
Call 911 first, even though you will not be able to speak. Leave the phone connected. 911 can pinpoint your location and send emergency help. Use a landline if available. If a landline isn't available, a cell phone can be used. If the person is responsive or responds to stimulation and is fully awake and does not appear to have a life-threatening condition: Every year in the UK, thousands of people die or are seriously injured in incidents. Many deaths could be prevented if first aid was given before emergency services arrive. What to doIf the person is unconscious but still breathing, put them into the recovery position with their head lower than their body and call an ambulance immediately. Apply a light gauze bandage. If the burn is minor, you can put on an ointment, like aloe vera, before you cover it. Do not leave them if they're unconscious: they could vomit. The vomit could then enter their lungs and make them choke.