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1

A successful outcome for the patient depends on?

Early recognition of the severity and nature of the proble
Good communication
Implementation of appropriate tx
Monitoring

2

What are the rules for emergency tx

Remain calm
Be prepared
Do not put yourself or others at risk
Ensure the patient safety
Assess severity of illness / injury
Contact the VS asap

3

What is Triage

Rapid classification of patients on their clinical priority.
Determine Life threatening
Minor emergency

4

What are the 3 immediate steps to 1st aid

Save life
Relieve Pain
Prevent Condition Getting Worse

5

What is the guide to professional conduct and emergency care

The provision of immediate 1st aid + pain relief to deal promptly with emergencies.