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STATE THE THREE OBJECTIVES OF FIRST AID
SAVE LIVES, PREVENT FURTHER INJURY AND CONTROL BLEEDING
STATE THE METHODS OF CONTROLLING BLEEDING
DIRECT PRESSURE, ELEVATION, PRESSURE POINTS AND A LAST RESORT, TOURNIQUET
IDENTIFY AN EXAMPLE OF A PRESSURE POINT
THERE ARE 11 PRINCIPLE POINTS ON EACH SIDE OF THE BODY. TEMPLE, JAW, NECK, COLLAR BONE, INNER UPPER ARM, INNER ELBOW, WRIST, UPPER THIGH, GROIN, KNEE, ANKLE.
DESCRIBE THE SUMPTOMS AND TREATMENTS FOR SHOCK.
SHOCK IS THE DISRUPTION OF THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM. SYSPTOMS INCLUDE SHALLOW OR IRREGULAR BREATHING, COLD, PALE SKIN, NAUSEA, OR WEAK OR ABSENT PULSE. TREATMENT IS TO LAY VICTIM DOWN WITH FEET ELEVATED 6-12 INCHES. COVER THEM TO MAINTAIN BODY HEAT.
DESCRIBE THE THREE CLASSIFICATIONS OF BURNS.
FIRST DEGREE- MILDEST, PRODUCING REDNESS, INCREASED WARMTH, TENDERNESS AND MILD PAIN.
SECOND DEGREE- RED AND BLISTERED SKIN, SEVERE PAIN.
3RD DEGREE- DESTROYED TISSUE, SKIN AND BONE IN SEVERE CASES. SEVERE PAIN MAY BE ABSENT DUE TO NERVE ENDINGS BEING DESTROYED.