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  • First Aid Importance

    F irst aid is an important part of everyday life at home, work or at play. Everyone should learn first aid and be willing to administer basic care until emergency assistance arrives. Not every incident requiring first aid is a life-and-death situation. First aid knowledge is commonly used to manage minor injuries at home, work or play. First aid is the immediate and temporary care given to the victim of an accident or sudden illness to preserve life, assist recovery and prevent aggravation of the condition, until the services of a doctor can be obtained or during transport to hospital or to the casualty’s home. First Aid provider is responsible for all of the following (remember 5 P’s) • Preserve life • Protect the casualty…

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  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

    their understanding of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (“CPR”), and basic forms of first-aid focusing on splints and burns. As one who is certified to administer CPR by the American Red Cross (“ARC”), I relied heavily on the ARC in preparing my presentation. (American Red Cross, 2015). I also used mannequins in my presentation to demonstrate how to administer CPR. All of the training videos that I viewed while developing the best practices in providing CPR training were from the ARC. At the…

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  • The Importance Of Apprehensiv Nurses

    outcry of my name. I quickly turned my shift in the direction of the scream and noticed a significant amount of blood running down one of my camper’s face. As I rushed towards her aid, she pleading with me saying, “Ms. Joan! Ms. Joan! Please do not let me die.” Although I was not certain about the magnitude of her injury, I was quick to assure her that everything was going to be fine. Using the first aid training we received at the beginning of the summer, my co-counselor and I were able to…

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  • Car Accessories Essay

    First, you are able to enjoy your scenic drive afterwards and even add clips to your holiday videos! But more importantly, the video recorder can ensure you have proof on your side in case of any road accidents. Certain insurance companies can even give a discount on insurance, if you add a camera to your card. We recommend checking out the Anti-Shake High Quality Novatek WDR or the Anti-Shake LED Infrared HDMI camera. Shop for video recorders from Elinz. Seal the tires Flat tires are an…

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  • Model Of Crisis Intervention

    to Kar (2009), “common psychiatric manifestations among children include acute stress reactions, adjustment disorders, depression, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders specific to childhood and psychotic disorder” (p. 1). As a result, children have an increased need for immediate care in a crisis situation. This care must consist of a program implemented to assist in the recognition of traumatic symptoms early on in children, since in most cases children are unable…

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  • Essay On Defibrillation

    cardiac rhythm, this is applied with an automated external defibrillator (AHA, 2014b). Return of spontaneous circulation or ROSC is defined as “the presence of a palpable pulse in the absence of ongoing CPR,” meaning that a pulse can be felt (St John, 2015). For the purpose of this essay, the first-aid setting refers to bystander interventions that precede treatment by medical personnel. OHCA is an important topic as in the nine-month period from October 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014, St John (2014)…

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  • Unit 3 - P4, M3, D2

    residential care home that he lives in. One day while we are in the day room looking for something to do his behaviour starts to change. I notice that he is showing behavioural signs of becoming aggressive. He is tense and agitated, and when I try to talk to him he is responding loudly and abruptly. The muscles in his jaw are tensed and his pupils have dilated. His hands are tightly balled into fists and he is leaning over me invading my personal space. By now his behaviour has become aggressive…

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  • Lipase Lab Report

    Contents Introduction 2 Aim 3 Hypothesis 3 Materials List 3 Safety Considerations 4 Hotplates 4 Potential Health Effects: 4 First Aid Measures: 4 Lipase Solution 4 Potential Health Effects: 4 First Aid Measures: 4 Sodium Carbonate 5 Potential Health Effects: 5 First Aid Measures: 5 Phenolphthalein 6 Potential Health Effects: 6 First Aid Measures: 6 Full Cream Milk 6 Test Tubes, Glass Rods and Measuring Beakers 7 Method 7 Results 8 Discussion 9 Conclusion 10 Appendix 10 Calculations: 13…

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  • Importance Of Cpr Essay

    If the mouth is closed I would advise to put fingers on the victim’s cheeks to try and securely open their mouth. While the mouth is open, check to see if there is anything in the mouth that can be obstructing their breathing. Making sure that if I see anything in the throat, that I don’t shove my fingers in too far in. Then I put my ear over the mouth and nose to see if I can hear any type of breathing. When starting CPR, it is important that I have my hands in the right places. With the…

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  • Essay On Public Health Care Planning

    citizens at the shelters and hospitals will receive first aid and a vaccination against the zombies. Once you have been helped and are able to you need to evacuate as soon as possible for your safety and to make room for others. All infected patients must go to the northern hospital not the shelters, in order to be quarantined. We will provide first aid and save the citizens we can. Those who cannot be saved will be receive comfort care and remain in quarantine. “Under section 361 of the Public…

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