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Injuries that result from an accident

Accidental injuries

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Series of events that included a situation an unsafe habit or unsafe action

Accident chain

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Watching out for other people on the road and anticipated in unsafe acts

Defensive driving

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Immediate temporary care given to an injured or ill person until he or she can get help.

First aid

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Actions taken to prevent the spread of disease by threatening all blood as if it were contaminated.

Universal precautions

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Condition which the ligaments that hold joints together are stretched or torn.

Sprain

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Break in any bone

Fracture

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Painful involuntary muscle spasms that usually occur during exercise in hot weather.

Heat cramps

9

Characterized by faintness nausea rapid heartbreak and hot red or sweaty skin.

Heat exhaustion

10

Most serious form of heat illness

Heatstroke

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Involves quick upward pulls into the diaphragm to force out an obstruction blocking the airway.

Abdominal thrusts

12

First aid procedure that combines the rescue breathing in the chest compressions to restore breathing and circulation.

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

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Life threatening condition in which the circulatory system fails to deliver enough blood to vital tissues and organs.

Shock

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Any event not intended to happen

Accident