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A successful outcome for the patient depends on?

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


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


What is Triage

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


What are the 3 immediate steps to 1st aid

Save life
Relieve Pain
Prevent Condition Getting Worse


What is the guide to professional conduct and emergency care

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