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How many first aid rules are there?

Nine

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1st Rule of First Aid

Take a moment to get organized.

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2nd Rule of First Aid

Unless contraindicated make your preliminary examination in the position and place you find the victim.

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3rd Rule of First Aid

In a multi-victim situation, limit your preliminary survey to observing for airway patency, breathing, and circulation, the ABCs of basic life support.

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4th Rule of First Aid

Examine the victim for fractures, especially in the skull, neck, spine, and rib areas.

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5th Rule of First Aid

Remove enough clothing to get a clear idea of the extent of the injury.

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6th Rule of First Aid

Keep the victim reassured and comfortable.

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7th Rule of First Aid

Avoid touching open wounds or burns with your fingers or unsterile objects.

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8th Rule of First Aid

Unless contraindicated, position the unconscious or semiconscious victim on his side or back.

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9th Rule of First Aid

Always carry a litter patient feet first so that the rear bearer can constantly observe the victim for respiratory distress.

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What are the two types of triage?

Tactical and Non Tactical

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What does triage mean?

To sort

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Sorting for Tactical Setting

Class 1- Minor Treatment
Class 2- Immediate
Class 3- Delayed
Class 4- Expectant

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Sorting for Non Tactical Setting

Priority 1- Correctable life-threatening illnesses
Priority 2- Serious but non-life threatening injuries
Priority 3- Minor Injuries
Priority 4- Dead or Fatally Injured

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What is the primary survey?

Is a rapid initial assessment to detect and treat life-threatening conditions that require immediate care.

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What does A,B,C,D,E stand for?

Airway
Breathing
Circulation
Disability
Expose

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How long steps, status and transport decision should be completed in how many minutes?

10 minutes