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what do you do when you know how to help
introduce yourself and ask permission to help.
Good samaritan Law
Gives legal protection to people who provide emergency care to ill or injured persons; who act in good faith and are not guilty of gross negligence or wilful misconduct
A. conscious-legally must give consent
B. Unconscious- law assumes person would give consent
C. minor- reasonable attempt to get consent
3rd emergency principle
Care
A. Airway
1. is there a neck, head back injury
2. Head tilt/chin lift method
B. Breathing
1.look for chest to rise and fall and listen for breathing
C. Circulation
1. Heart beat/pulse carotid vain
2. Bleeding
What is EMS and what does it stand for
Emergency Medical Services
you ar the first link
A. Recognize that an emergency exists.
B. Decide to act
C. Call 911
D.Provide Care until help arrives
1st emergency act principle
check-check the scene and victim
A. area around the victim- is it safe for you? victim?
B. Conscious or unconscious?
C. Look listen feel (breathing, pulse?)
2nd emergency principle
call
stay on phone
location
name
what happen
condition
phone number
help being given
What is the definition of First Aid
the immediate and temporary action in an emergency to call for help, to help keep someone alive to reduce pain and to minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical help arrives.
you make the difference
A. Between life and death
B. rapid recovery or a long hospital stay
C. temporary disability of permanent diabilty
D. Prevention and safety awareness