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Medical Emergencies in First Aid
Fast First Aid Tips for 6 Common Accidents By Kelley King Heyworth .parents.com
“..From the moment your child takes his first steps, he’s bound to have some tumbles. While you can’t always prevent your natural-born daredevil from getting hurt, there’s plenty you can do to make him feel better. We asked top doctors to share the best methods for patching up wounds, stocking a first-aid kit, and calming little patients — so you can fix any boo-boo fast!..”
Emergency First Aid: 5 most common medical emergencies by Braylee Crawford on 16 July 2014
8 Basic Life-Saving Skills Everyone Should Know Melanie Pinola lifehacker.com
“..Before we start, the very first thing you should do is call for emergency help (or if someone else is around make sure they call 911). Then, while you’re waiting, see what you can do to help the person. Also, make your safety a priority too. As flight attendants emphasize before takeoff, when the oxygen mask comes down, you have to secure yours first—otherwise you’re of no use to anyone else.
These things in mind, you don’t need to be an Emergency Medical Technician or other health pro to possibly save someone’s life one day. Here are a few things to know…”
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What are some common causes of choking in an adult? sharecare.com
“..if a conscious adult is choking, his or her airway has been blocked by a foreign object, such as a piece of food or a small toy; by swelling in the mouth or throat; or by fluids, such as vomit or blood.
Common causes of choking include:
Trying to swallow large pieces of poorly chewed food.
Drinking alcohol before or during meals. (Alcohol dulls the nerves that aid swallowing.)
Wearing dentures. (Dentures make it difficult to sense whether food is fully chewed before it is swallowed.)
Eating while talking excitedly or laughing, or eating too fast.
Walking, playing or running with food or objects in the mouth.
First Aid Training – Choking – Adult & Child – YouTube
How to Treat an Asthma Attack | First Aid Training – YouTube
Survive an Asthma attack without inhaler – Daily Health Tips
First Aid for Anaphylaxis : Assessing an Anaphylactic … – YouTube
*see “shock” treatment below too
How To Use an EpiPen
EpiPen Alternatives Exist, and They May be Cheaper
By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer | August 26, 2016 06:29pm ET livescience.com
“…But in recent years, the price of the EpiPen has increased dramatically, from $100 in 2007 to a current price of $600 for a two-pack, according to The New York Times. This price increase may limit access to the drug for people who need it, said U.S. Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa, who sent a letter this week to Mylan, the manufacturer of EpiPen, asking about the drug’s pricing. And although health insurance may cover the drug, people with certain insurance plans, such as high-deductible plans, may have to pay the full price, according to USA Today.
But there is a cheaper alternative to the EpiPen, called Adrenaclick, which can be found at Walmart and Sam’s Club for as little as $142 with a coupon, according to Consumer Reports. Adrenaclick provides the same medication, at the same doses, as the EpiPen, according to Adrenaclick’s website. There’s also a generic version of Adrenaclick, called “epinephrine injection, USP auto-injector.” (There is no generic version of the EpiPen.)
However, the method of administering Adrenaclick or its generic version is a little different from that for the EpiPen; for example, Adrenaclick has two caps that need to be removed, while EpiPen has only one cap.
For this reason, it’s important that users learn precisely how to use whichever device they have, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) said.
“The stress of an anaphylactic reaction is not the time to realize you have a different auto-injector than what was demonstrated to you by your allergist,” AAAAI said.
Another brand of epinephrine auto-injector, called Auvi‑Q, was recalled last year because it was found to deliver potentially inaccurate doses of epinephrine, according to the Food and Drug Administration. It is no longer on the market….”
CVS generic competitor to EpiPen, sold at a 6th the price
“Published on Jan 12, 2017
CVS says it will charge $109.99 for a two-pack of the authorized generic version of Adrenaclick, a lesser-known treatment compared to EpiPen.”
Allergic Reactions and Anaphylactic Shock Emergencies survivalmedicineblog.com
“…Garlic and local Honey. Yes, garlic and local honey…they are both considered ‘tonics’ to the immune system and maybe used daily. For garlic, fresh is the best. Crush and eat one clove daily. For honey, 1 Tablespoon daily…”
*see Medical: How the Heart Functions? goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com
Chest Pains (Angina)
How to Help Someone with Chest Pains | First Aid Training – YouTube
How To Relieve Angina Symptoms – How To Treat Angina Chest Pain …
First Aid Training – Heart Attack – YouTube
Everyday First Aid: Heart attack – YouTube
What is Shock? – YouTube
Shock: Types, Causes, Signs and Symptoms, and First Aid Management Posted on March 25, 2014 by vanfirstaid in Breathing Emergencies, Emergency canadianfirstaidcourses.ca
“..is a fatal condition that results from the body not getting enough blood that is commonly characterized by hypotension requiring immediate medical help…
Types of Shock
There are several different types of shock that are all severely life-threatening if left untreated. The following are the types of shock:
Hypovolemic shock: caused by great volume losses of blood and fluids
Cardiogenic shock: linked to heart problems
Anaphylactic shock: caused by a severe allergic reaction
Septic shock: linked to body infections
Neurogenic shock: caused by damage to the nervous system
First Aid Management for Shock
A person should call for emergency medical services immediately for symptoms of shock. While waiting for the paramedics, apply first aid to help avoid complications from developing. The following steps are generally recommended:
Call for emergency medical services immediately or have someone drive the victim to the nearest emergency room.
Check the victim’s circulation, airway and breathing. If necessary, initiate rescue breathing and CPR.
Constant check rate of breathing every five minutes even if the victim is capable of breathing on his or her own.
If the victim is conscious with no injury to the head, neck, spine or leg, lay the person down flatly with the feet elevated about 12 inches to increase circulation. The head should not be elevated. This is called the shock position. However, if there is a suspected head, neck, back, or leg injury, do not move the individual’s position unless there is danger in the immediate environment.
If there is bleeding, broken bones or other injuries, apply appropriate first aid.
Keep the person warm by covering with a blanket or coat. Loosen any tight clothing.
If there is no injury, turn the victim’s head to the side to avoid choking. If there is a suspected spinal injury, hold the person’s head, neck and back in a line and roll the victim to the side as a unit.
Signs of hypoperfusion – YouTube
How to Treat for Shock During First Aid – YouTube
1. Lack of Blood Flow (Syncope)
What are the causes of loss of consciousness ? | Best … – YouTube
‘..Diagnostic 3 fainting is a temporary loss of consciousness that happens when the brain it isn’t same thing as seizure which usually causes jerking 21. Neurologic syncope (loss of consciousness caused by a seizure, stroke, or transient ischemic attack). Syncope and other causes of transient loss consciousness recurrent health tutor. Syncope (fainting) causes, diagnosis and treatment. Nice guideline transient loss of consciousness (blackouts) in adults disorders causes nhsuk nhs choices. Necessary to determine existence of coma and differentiate among common causes definition. First aid for unconsciousness causes, symptoms & treatments. Non cardiac causes syncope is most commonly caused by conditions that do not directly involve the heart fainting head trauma, since loss of consciousness after a injury considered concussion. .”
How to Help Someone Who Has Fainted | First Aid Training – YouTube
First-aid for Stroke Victims Before Treatment – YouTube
Symptoms of a Stroke : First Aid & Home Treatment for Stroke Victims …
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*see Medical: Epileptic or Epilepsy-Causes, Prevention, and Treatment? goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com
Seizure First Aid | Epilepsy Foundation epilepsy.com
“..General First Aid for All Seizure Types
The first line of response when a person has a seizure is to provide general care and comfort and keep the person safe. The information here relates to all types of seizures. What to do in specific situations or for different seizure types is listed in the following pages. Remember that for the majority of seizures, basic seizure first aid is all that may be needed.
..Call for Emergency Medical Help
A seizure lasts 5 minutes or longer…”
How to Treat Someone Having a Seizure | First Aid Training – YouTube
*see Medical: What are some important parts of the Nervous System? goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com
Medical Emergengy First Aid – Bandaging (head injury) 1 – YouTube
How to Treat a Head Injury | First Aid Training – YouTube
Head Injury Symptoms & Advice – First Aid Training – St … – YouTube
First Aid – Head Injuries and Concussions Training – YouTube
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Spinal cord injury. Symptoms – YouTube
First Aid – Head, Neck, Back, and Spine Injuries Training – YouTube
First AID For Spinal Cord Injury – YouTube
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What are the most common soft tissue injuries? – YouTube
Think B4U Work: Prevent Soft Tissue Injuries – YouTube
Management of Soft Tissue Injuries – YouTube
The First Aid Video-Bleeding & Soft Tissue Injuries – YouTube
What Is The Meaning Of Rice In First Aid? – YouTube
Heat or Ice? When to Use Heat or Cold for Injuries joionline.net
“..Determining whether you need heat or ice for an injury can difficult if youre not schooled in the science behind heat and cold/ice and how they affect the body.
Here’s the short answer:
Use heat for sore muscles, chronic pain, and stress. Use ice/cold for actual injuries that is, for swelling, redness, or acute pain resulting from a twist or heavy impact.
You’re probably wondering about the science behind this.
That’s for part 2…”
Ice vs. Heat / Do it the Right Way To Excel Healing / Dr. Mandell
First Aid Treatment for Burn Injuries – YouTube
First Aid Tips : How to Treat Second & Third-Degree Burns – YouTube
Splints to Injuries
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Fractures, Types And Mechanisms – Everything You Need … – YouTube
Types of Bone Fractures innerbody.com
Simple fractures, also called closed fractures, are broken bones that remain within the body and do not penetrate the skin.
Compound fractures, also called open fractures, are broken bones that penetrate through the skin and expose the bone and deep tissues to the exterior environment.
How To Treat A Fracture & Fracture Types – First Aid … – YouTube
How should I make a rigid splint for a broken bone? sharecare.com
First Aid for Splints & Bleeding Wounds : How to Apply a Shoulder Sling
First Aid – Broken Bones and Dislocations Training – YouTube
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First Aid Steps to Be Given in a Diabetic Emergency – YouTube
“..First Aid Steps to Be Given in a Diabetic Emergency. Part of the series: First Aid Basics. When a diabetic requires first aid, the treatment depends on whether he is hypoglycemic, meaning low in sugar, or hyperglycemic, meaning high in sugar. Understand the two distinct first aid procedures for helping a diabetic with helpful information from a public safety chief in this free video on first aid. Read more: http://www.ehow.com/video_5537838_fir…..”
Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Glucose) diabetes.org
Hypoglycemia is a condition characterized by abnormally low blood glucose (blood sugar) levels, usually less than 70 mg/dl. However, it is important to talk to your health care provider about your individual blood glucose targets, and what level is too low for you.
…Signs and Symptoms of Hypoglycemia (happen quickly)
Nervousness or anxiety
Sweating, chills and clamminess
Irritability or impatience
Confusion, including delirium
Lightheadedness or dizziness
Hunger and nausea
Tingling or numbness in the lips or tongue
Weakness or fatigue
Anger, stubbornness, or sadness
Lack of coordination
Nightmares or crying out during sleep
Consume 15-20 grams of glucose or simple carbohydrates
Recheck your blood glucose after 15 minutes
If hypoglycemia continues, repeat.
Once blood glucose returns to normal, eat a small snack if your next planned meal or snack is more than an hour or two away.
15 grams of simple carbohydrates commonly used:
glucose tablets (follow package instructions)
gel tube (follow package instructions)
2 tablespoons of raisins
4 ounces (1/2 cup) of juice or regular soda (not diet)
1 tablespoon sugar, honey, or corn syrup
8 ounces of nonfat or 1% milk
hard candies, jellybeans, or gumdrops (see package to determine how many to consume)
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Heat stress symptoms – Queensland Health – YouTube
Two Kinds Of Heat Stress – Symptoms & Prevention – YouTube
Aspen Medical: Heat Stress Management – YouTube
What Is Heat Exhaustion And Heat Stroke? – YouTube
1. Heat Exhaustion
What are the signs of heat exhaustion? When should you … – YouTube
First Aid Tips : How to Treat Heat Exhaustion – YouTube
2. Heat Stroke
What happens when you get heat stroke? – Douglas J. Casa
Basic First Aid Tips : How to Treat a Heat Stroke – YouTube
Cold Stress – YouTube
Cold Stress Prevention Tips – YouTube
Frostbite and Hypothermia Prevention: Tips from Penn Medicine’s …
BMC Frostbite and Hypothermia – YouTube
First Aid Tips : How to Treat Frostbite – YouTube
How to Recognize & Treat Hypothermia | First Aid Training – YouTube
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