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Flashcards in Common Incidents, Injuries & Illnesses Deck (12):
1

What is a blister?

A pocket of fluid under the skin

2

What is an open fracture?

When the bone breaks through the skin

3

Provide examples of common accidents?

Slips, trips, falls, sports related injuries

4

What is a sign of a heart attack?

Chest pains, breathlessness, poor circulation

5

Provide examples of minor injuries?

Cuts, grazes, bruising, blisters, sprains

6

What category is a dislocation?

Severe Injury

7

What is the sign of wheezing and shortness of breath?

Asthma attack

8

What is the responsibility of the sports activity leader when delivering sessions?

Keep themselves and others safe

9

How would you respond to a severe injury?

Call emergency services and the first aider and comfort the injured participant

10

If an accident happens who must report it and what is the name of the report form?

The Sports activity leader should complete an incident report form and have it signed by the participant to confirm the information is correct

11

How would you respond to a minor injury?

Contact first aider

12

How would you respond to emotional distress?

Comfort and reassure the person and keep them calm