FIRST AID – How to check casualty when treating

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How to check casualty when treating. MONITORING VITAL SIGNS When treating a casualty, you may need to assess and monitor his level of response. breathing, and pulse, This information can help you to identify problems and indicate changes in a casualty’s condition. …

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FIRST AID – Assessing the Casualty

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SECONDARY SURVEYS LOOK FOR EXTERNAL CLUES FOR CASUALTY As part of your Assessing the Casualty, “How to check casualty for injury?” look for external clues to a casualty’s condition. If you suspect drug abuse, take care as he may be carrying needles …

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INTRODUCTION SECONDARY SURVEY OF THREATENING

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SECONDARY SURVEY Once you have completed the primary survey and dealt with any life-threatening conditions, start the SECONDARY SURVEY for the methodical process of checking for other injuries or illnesses by performing a head-to-toe examination. This is called the secondary survey. Question …

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FIRST AID | INTRODUCTION OF PRIMARY SURVEY

FIRST AID – PRIMARY SURVEY The primary survey is a quick, systematic assessment of a person to establish if any conditions or injuries sustained are life-threatening. By following a methodical sequence using established techniques, each life-threatening condition can be identified in priority …

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FIRST AID – MECHANISMS OF INJURY PART 02

MECHANISMS OF INJURY – FORCES EXERTED ON THE BODY The energy forces exerted during an impact are another important indicator of the type or severity of any injury. For example. if a man falls from a height of 1m (3ft 3in) or …

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MECHANISMS OF INJURY PART 01

INJURY

So MECHANISMS OF INJURY, The type of injury that a person sustains is directly related to how the injury is caused. In addition. whether a casualty sustains single or multiple injuries are also determined by the mechanisms that caused it. This is …

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