Flashcards in FIRST AID Deck (12):
What is self aid?
Emergency treatment one applies to oneself.
Name some items that you might use as a splint from your military equipment.
- Tent poles and stakes
- Web belt
What is he quickest way to splint a broken leg?
Tie the broken leg securely to the other.
How many pressure points, which can be used to control bleeding on the human body, are there?
What is the object of first aid?
- To stop bleeding
- Overcome shock
- Relieve pain
- Prevent infection
What FM covers first aid for soldiers?
What is first aid?
It is the first care given to casualties before treatment by medical personnel can be made available.
What is the unique feature of type "O" blood?
It is a universal donor.
When would you not remove a casualty's clothes to expose a wound?
If in a chemical environment or if the clothing is stuck to the wound.
What soldiers are most likely to suffer heat injuries?
Soldiers not accustomed to the heat, overweight soldiers, prior heat casualties, and soldiers already dehydrated.
How far should an injured wound be elevated about the heart to control bleeding?