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1

What is the acronym for the steps to be taken when doing resuscitation?

DRSABC

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What does D stand for with respect to the acronym DRS ABC?

Danger – check for danger to you, the patient or bystanders and make the area safe.

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What does R stand for with respect to the acronym DRS ABC?

Response – Check for response by asking a simple question and grasp / squeeze the shoulder

4

What does S stand for with respect to the acronym DRS ABC?

Send for Help- Call 111 for an ambulance or send someone else to call.

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What does A stand for with respect to the acronym DRS ABC?

Airway - - open the airway by tilting the head back and lifting the chin.

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What does B stand for with respect to the acronym DRS ABC?

Breathing – check for normal breathing

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What does C stand for with respect to the acronym DRS ABC?

CPR - Perform chest compressions and breaths and APPLY AN AED (Automatic Electronic Defibrillator) if available

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What does the acronym AED stand for with regards to CPR (First Aid)?

Automatic Electronic Defibrillator

9

What does CPR stand for with respect to First Aid?

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

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What is the acronym for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation?

CPR

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______ is a manual method of pumping blood around a person’s body when they have suffered a cardiac arrest.

CPR

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CPR is a ___________ of pumping blood around a person’s body when they have suffered a cardiac arrest.

Manual method

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CPR is a manual method of ___________ around a person’s body when they have suffered a cardiac arrest.

pumping blood

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CPR is a manual method of pumping blood around a _________ when they have suffered a cardiac arrest.

Person’s body

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CPR is a manual method of pumping blood around a person’s body when they have ___________ a cardiac arrest.

suffered

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CPR is a manual method of pumping blood around a person’s body when they have suffered a ___________.

Cardiac arrest

17

What does cardiac arrest mean?

The heart has stopped pumping

18

What is a term meaning the heart has stopped pumping?

Cardiac arrest

19

_______ is not designed to restart the heart but rather to keep blood pumping so that the heart and brain cells do not die due to lack of oxygen.

CPR

20

CPR is ________ designed to restart the heart but rather to keep blood pumping so that the heart and brain cells do not die due to lack of oxygen

not

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CPR is not designed to __________ but rather to keep blood pumping so that the heart and brain cells do not die due to lack of oxygen.

restart the heart

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CPR is not designed to restart the heart but rather to keep ____________ so that the heart and brain cells do not die due to lack of oxygen.

blood pumping

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CPR is not designed to restart the heart but rather to keep blood pumping so that the ___________ and brain cells do not die due to lack of oxygen.

heart

24

CPR is not designed to restart the heart but rather to keep blood pumping so that the heart and ____________ do not die due to lack of oxygen

Brain cells

25

CPR is not designed to restart the heart but rather to keep blood pumping so that the heart and brain cells do not ________due to lack of oxygen.

Die

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CPR is not designed to restart the heart but rather to keep blood pumping so that the heart and brain cells do not die due to lack of oxygen.

lack of oxygen

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CPR is required when the patient in __________ and not breathing normally.

unresponsive

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CPR is required when the patient in unres______ and not breathing normally.

unresponsive

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CPR is required when the patient in unresponsive and not ____________.

breathing normally

30

When is CPR required?

when the patient in unresponsive and not breathing normally.

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CPR is not difficult and is ________ for anyone who is in cardiac arrest if they are to have any chance of survival.

vital

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CPR is not difficult and is vital for anyone who is in ______________ if they are to have any chance of survival.

Cardiac arrest

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CPR is not difficult and is vital for anyone who is in cardiac arrest if they are to have any chance of ___________.

Survival

34

All ____________ should be carefully assessed to decide what emergency care is necessary. The ‘DRS ABC’ of resuscitation is the method used for the assessment.

collapsed patients

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All collapsed patients should be ______________ to decide what emergency care is necessary. The ‘DRS ABC’ of resuscitation is the method used for the assessment.

carefully assessed

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All collapsed patients should be carefully assessed to decide ____________ is necessary. The ‘DRS ABC’ of resuscitation is the method used for the assessment.

what emergency care

37

All collapsed patients should be carefully assessed to decide what emergency care is necessary. The ___________ is the method used for the assessment.

‘DRS ABC’ of resuscitation

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All collapsed patients should be carefully assessed to decide what emergency care is necessary. The ‘DRS ABC’ of resuscitation is the ________ used for the assessment.

method

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What is the method used to decide what emergency care is necessary for collapsed patients?

‘DRS ABC’ of resuscitation

40

What is the first of the ten basic rules of first aid?

Wash your hands - where possible wash your hands and apply disposable latex gloves before touching a wound, blood or other body fluids.

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The first of the ten basic rules of first aid is __________ wash your hands and apply disposable latex gloves before touching a wound, blood or other body fluids.

where possible

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The first of the ten basic rules of first aid is where possible ________ and apply disposable latex gloves before touching a wound, blood or other body fluids.

wash your hands

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The first of the ten basic rules of first aid is where possible wash your hands and ______________ before touching a wound, blood or other body fluids.

apply disposable latex gloves

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The first of the ten basic rules of first aid is where possible wash your hands and apply disposable latex gloves ____________, blood or other body fluids.

before touching a wound

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The first of the ten basic rules of first aid is where possible ________ and apply disposable latex gloves before touching a wound, _________________.

blood or other body fluids

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The second basic rule for first aid is in the case of ____________ where there is no time to obtain or apply gloves, it is still possible to control the blood loss without having any direct contact with blood. Place your hands in plastic bags and use the patient’s hands to apply pressure.

serious bleeding

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The second basic rule for first aid is in the case of serious bleeding where there is no time to obtain or apply gloves, it is still possible to control the blood loss without having any ___________ with blood. Place your hands in plastic bags and use the patient’s hands to apply pressure.

direct contact

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The second basic rule for first aid is in the case of serious bleeding where there is no time to obtain or apply gloves, it is still possible to control the blood loss without having any direct contact with blood. Place your hands in plastic bags and use the patient’s hands to _____________.

apply pressure

49

a person who may have taken an excessive amount of ___________ or drugs could be aggressive and react unexpectedly. Avoid being too close to the patient if you are unsure of your own safety.

alcohol

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a person who may have taken an excessive amount of alcohol or drugs could be aggressive and react unexpectedly. Avoid being too _____ to the patient if you are unsure of your own safety.

close

51

a person who may have taken an excessive amount of alcohol or drugs could be aggressive and react unexpectedly. Avoid being too close to the patient if you are unsure of your own ___________.

safety

52

Remember – you will be keeping the person _______ with CPR but they need additional care to start their heart.

alive

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Remember – you will be keeping the person alive with CPR but they need additional care to _______their heart.

start

54

Remember – you will be keeping the person alive with CPR but they need additional care to start their ___________.

heart

55

If you are on your _______ and a phone is handy, call 111 for an ambulance before you start CPR.

own

56

If you are on your own and a __________ is handy, call 111 for an ambulance before you start CPR.

phone

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If you are on your own and a phone is handy, call 111 for an __________ before you start CPR.

ambulance

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Note that for CPR, occasional gasps of _______ are inadequate and should be ignored.

air

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Note that for CPR, occasional gasps of air are _________ and should be ignored.

inadequate

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Note that for CPR, occasional gasps of air are inadequate and should be __________.

ignored

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Don’t worry about pushing too ______ – good CPR requires you to push hard and fast.

hard

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Don’t worry about pushing too hard – good CPR requires you to push _________ and fast.

hard

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Don’t worry about pushing too hard – good CPR requires you to push hard and ________.

fast

64

With respect to CPR, do not _______ up!

give

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With respect to CPR, if an ________ is available, attach it to the patient as soon as possible and follow the prompts of the AED.

AED

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With respect to CPR, if an AED is available, attach it to the patient as soon as ________ and follow the prompts of the AED.

possible

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With respect to CPR, if an AED is available, attach it to the patient as soon as possible and follow the __________ of the AED.

prompts

68

Remember – ________ the chest is the most important part of CPR.

compressing

69

Remember – compressing the ________ is the most important part of CPR.

chest

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Remember – compressing the chest is the most __________part of CPR.

important

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When doing first aid, if you have any _____ or wounds on your hands, ensure that they are fully covered by a waterproof dressing.

cuts

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When doing first aid, if you have any cuts or ________ on your hands, ensure that they are fully covered by a waterproof dressing.

wounds

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When doing first aid, if you have any cuts or wounds on your ______, ensure that they are fully covered by a waterproof dressing.


hands

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When doing first aid, if you have any cuts or wounds on your hands, ensure that they are _____ covered by a waterproof dressing.

fully

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When doing first aid, if you have any cuts or wounds on your hands, ensure that they are fully ________ by a waterproof dressing.

covered

76

When a person is ____________ their muscles relax. The tongue is a muscle and so relaxes. This is dangerous because the back of the tongue can flop downwards against the back of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

unconscious

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When a person is unconscious their _________s relax. The tongue is a __________ and so relaxes. This is dangerous because the back of the tongue can flop downwards against the back of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

muscle

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When a person is unconscious their muscles _______. The tongue is a muscle and so _________es. This is dangerous because the back of the tongue can flop downwards against the back of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

relax

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When a person is unconscious their muscles relax. The tongue is a muscle and so relaxes. This is _________ because the back of the tongue can flop downwards against the back of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

dangerous

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When a person is unconscious their muscles relax. The tongue is a muscle and so relaxes. This is dangerous because the ________ of the tongue can flop downwards against the _______ of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

back

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When a person is unconscious their muscles relax. The ______ is a muscle and so relaxes. This is dangerous because the back of the ________ can flop downwards against the back of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

tongue

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When a person is unconscious their muscles relax. The tongue is a muscle and so relaxes. This is dangerous because the back of the tongue can _________ downwards against the back of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

flop

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When a person is unconscious their muscles relax. The tongue is a muscle and so relaxes. This is dangerous because the back of the tongue can flop ______ against the back of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

downwards

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When a person is unconscious their muscles relax. The tongue is a muscle and so relaxes. This is dangerous because the back of the tongue can flop downwards against the _______ of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

Back

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When a person is unconscious their muscles relax. The tongue is a muscle and so relaxes. This is dangerous because the back of the tongue can flop downwards against the back of the _______ and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

airway

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When a person is unconscious their muscles relax. The tongue is a muscle and so relaxes. This is dangerous because the back of the tongue can flop downwards against the back of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

block

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When a person is unconscious their muscles relax. The tongue is a muscle and so relaxes. This is dangerous because the back of the tongue can flop downwards against the back of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

patient

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When a person is unconscious their muscles relax. The tongue is a muscle and so relaxes. This is dangerous because the back of the tongue can flop downwards against the back of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

cannot

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When a person is unconscious their muscles relax. The tongue is a muscle and so relaxes. This is dangerous because the back of the tongue can flop downwards against the back of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

breathe

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When a person is unconscious their _________s relax. The tongue is a __________ and so relaxes. This is dangerous because the back of the tongue can flop downwards against the back of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

muscle

91

When a person is unconscious their muscles _______. The tongue is a muscle and so _________es. This is dangerous because the back of the tongue can flop downwards against the back of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

relax

92

When a person is unconscious their muscles relax. The tongue is a muscle and so relaxes. This is _________ because the back of the tongue can flop downwards against the back of the airway and block it. This means the patient cannot breathe.

dangerous

93

In any ______________ it is important to open the airway:
• Leave the unconscious person in the position found to open and clear the airway;
• Tilt the head back and lift the chin;
• If you see anything in the patient’s mouth use two fingers to sweep it out.

unconscious person

94

In any unconscious person it is _____________ to open the airway:
• Leave the unconscious person in the position found to open and clear the airway;
• Tilt the head back and lift the chin;
• If you see anything in the patient’s mouth use two fingers to sweep it out.

important

95

In any unconscious person it is important to ________:
• Leave the unconscious person in the position found to open and clear the airway;
• Tilt the head back and lift the chin;
• If you see anything in the patient’s mouth use two fingers to sweep it out.

Open the airway

96

In any unconscious person it is important to open the airway:
• Leave the unconscious person ____________ to open and clear the airway;
• Tilt the head back and lift the chin;
• If you see anything in the patient’s mouth use two fingers to sweep it out.

in the position found

97

In any unconscious person it is important to open the airway:
• Leave the unconscious person in the position found to open and clear the airway;
• Tilt the head back and lift the chin;
• If you see anything in the patient’s mouth use two fingers to sweep it out.

to open and clear the airway

98

In any unconscious person it is important to open the airway:
• Leave the unconscious person in the position found to open and clear the airway;
• ___________ and lift the chin;
• If you see anything in the patient’s mouth use two fingers to sweep it out.

Tilt the head back

99

In any unconscious person it is important to open the airway:
• Leave the unconscious person in the position found to open and clear the airway;
• Tilt the head back and _____________;
• If you see anything in the patient’s mouth use two fingers to sweep it out.

Lift the chin

100

In any unconscious person it is important to open the airway:
• Leave the unconscious person in the position found to open and clear the airway;
• Tilt the head back and lift the chin;
• If you see anything in the ____________ use two fingers to sweep it out.

patient’s mouth

101

In any unconscious person it is important to open the airway:
• Leave the unconscious person in the position found to open and clear the airway;
• Tilt the head back and lift the chin;
• If you see anything in the patient’s mouth ___________to sweep it out.

use two fingers

102

In any unconscious person it is important to open the airway:
• Leave the unconscious person in the position found to open and clear the airway;
• Tilt the head back and lift the chin;
• If you see anything in the patient’s mouth use two fingers ________________.

to sweep it out

103

________ your mouth / nose during a treatment of any patient with a potentially serious infection (e.g. tuberculosis) to avoid inhaling infected droplets.

Cover

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Cover ___________ / nose during a treatment of any patient with a potentially serious infection (e.g. tuberculosis) to avoid inhaling infected droplets.

your mouth

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Cover your mouth / ______ during a treatment of any patient with a potentially serious infection (e.g. tuberculosis) to avoid inhaling infected droplets.

nose

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Cover your mouth / nose during a treatment of any patient with a ____________________ (e.g. tuberculosis) to avoid inhaling infected droplets.

potentially serious infection

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Cover your mouth / nose during a treatment of any patient with a potentially serious infection (e.g. _______________) to avoid inhaling infected droplets.

tuberculosis

108

Cover your mouth / nose during a treatment of any patient with a potentially serious infection (e.g. tuberculosis) to _____________ infected droplets.

avoid inhaling

109

Cover your mouth / nose during a treatment of any patient with a potentially serious infection (e.g. tuberculosis) to avoid inhaling ____________ droplets.

infected

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Cover your mouth / nose during a treatment of any patient with a potentially serious infection (e.g. tuberculosis) to avoid inhaling infected ________________.

droplets