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What is first aid?
It is the first card given to casualties before treatment by medical personnel can be made available.
What publication covers first aid for soldiers?
FM 21-11.
What are the ABC's of medical treatment?
1-Open the airway and restore breathing.
2-Stop the bleeding.
3-Drewss and bandage the wounds to prevent infection.
4-Prevent shock.
Name the two types of rescue breathing?
Mouth to Mouth
Back pressure-arm lift method.
What is the proper type of artificial respiratioon used during gas and biological attacks and explain why?
The back pressure-arm ligt method, because during a chemical or biological attack both of you will be masked.
What measure is used to restore heartbeat?
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
When it is necessary to administer CPR, what is the ratio of breaths to pumps for a one man rescue and a two man rescue?
One man 2:15
Two man 1:5
When may resuscitation measure be discontinued?
1- When a doctor tells you to stop.
2- When you are releived by others.
3- When you cannot physically continue.
4- When the casualty starts to breathe on his own.
What art the three types of bleeding and how are the recognized?
1- Arterial: Blood is bright red and will spurt with the heart beat.
2- Venous: Blood is dark red and flows in a steady stream.
3- Capillary: Blood oozes from the wound.
How do yo stop bleeding?
1- Apply a field dressing.
2- Apply manual pressure.
3- Elevate the injured limb.
What are the four types of burns?
Thermal, electrical, chemical and laser.
What is the unique feature of Type 'O' blood?
Universal donor.
Whose first aid dressing should be used on the casualty.
The casualty's own.
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What should be applied if bleeding continues after applying a field dressing?
Pressure dressing.