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Flashcards in First Aid Deck (23):
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First aid for Choking

Heimlich Manouver

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Faint

Temporary unconsciousness caused by temporary loss of oxygenated blood to the brain

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Other causes of fainting

Reaction to pain, exhaustion, dehydration, overheating, lack of food, stress

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First aid for Fainting

Flat on the floor and elevated legs, loosen clothes, low sugar: 1 tsp sugar under the tongue

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Nose bleed

Small blood vessels inside the nose burst

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First Aid for nosebleed

Lean forward and touch the softest part of the nose

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Open wound

Tear on skin

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Types of open wounds

Puncture, Abrasion, Incision, Laceration, Avulsion, Amputation

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Abrasion

Superficial tear (gasgas, grazes)

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Laseration

Irregular tear on skin

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Incision

Cause by a sharp object (laslas)

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Puncture

Sharp object penetrates skin

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Avulsion

Skin peeled off

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Amputation

Body part cuts off

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First aid for Open Wounds

Apply direct pressure, Elevate, Dress, immobilize

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Closed wounds

Internal wounds

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Types of closed wounds

Contusion, strain, sprain

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Contusion

Internal bleeding caused by being hit bluntly

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Strain

Over Stretching of muscle

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Sprain

Over stretching of ligaments

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First aid for closed wounds

PRICE

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PRICE

Protect, Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevate

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Choking

Object stuck in the trachea