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    INTRODUCTION First aid is the immediate assistance or treatment given to someone injured or suddenly taken ill before the arrival of an ambulance‚ doctor‚ or other appropriate qualified persons. It is a skill‚ based on knowledge‚ training and experience. First aid training is important as it is relevant at home‚ work place or industries and any other place. The term “FIRST AIDER” is usually applied to someone who has completed a theoretical and practical instruction course‚ and passed a professionally

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    Ten Health and Safety Courses Available to the General Public 1. CPR/First Aid/AED Training by American Red Cross Description: Course on providing immediate care in medical‚ breathing‚ or cardiac emergencies until advanced personnel arrive. Focus on common emergencies such as burns‚ cuts‚ and head/neck/back injuries‚ as well as and breathing emergencies and adults (pediatric also available) and how to respond in each unique situation. Course length is 2-5 hours and certification is valid for two

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    First Aid TDA 2.2 2.1-Identify the signs and symptoms of common childhood illnesses. Common cold - Symptoms include: sneezing‚ runny nose‚ slight sore throat‚ occassional headaches and a temperature. Gastroenteritis(stomach bug) Symptoms include: Vomiting‚ temperature‚ diarrhoea(not on all occassions) and dehydration. Tonsillitis Symptoms include: A very sore throat‚ fever‚ aches including headaches/migraines. Scarlett Fever Symptoms include: Fever‚ loss of appetite‚ sore throat‚ pale

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    First Aid is the immediate response to a casualty that is sick or injured. The main task of the rescuer who administering first aid is to try to prevent injury or a worsening of existing diseases or injuries. The responsibilities of a pediatric first aider: make sure that every situation in which you act is sure: for you‚ the victim and for the people around (very important if you work with children as they are very curious and tend to approach the patient) provide care to a child who has

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    Part One # - Assessment Task: PEFAP 001 Paediatric Emergency First Aid (1.1) Identified the responsibilities a of a paediatric first aider. The responsibilities of a paediatric first aider is to make sure that every person you attend to you have to make sure that you have comforted the individual‚ making sure that they are as calm as possible. This is to ensure that you can treat that individual as best as you can‚ it is important to act quickly and efficiently as possible. (1

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    First Aid is the temporary help given to an injured or a sick person before professional medical treatment can be provided. This timely assistance‚ comprising of simple medical techniques‚ is most critical to the victims and is‚ often‚ life saving. Any layperson can be trained to administer first aid‚ which can be carried out using minimal equipments. Basic training in first aid skills should be taught in school‚ in work places and‚ in general‚ be learnt by all‚ as it is mandatory to our modern and

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    4-25.11 (FM 21-11) NTRP 4-02.1 AFMAN 44-163(I) FIRST AID HEADQUARTERS‚ DEPARTMENTS OF THE ARMY‚ THE NAVY‚ AND THE AIR FORCE DECEMBER 2002 DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. *FIELD MANUAL NO. 4-25.11 NAVY TACTICAL REFERENCE PUBLICATION NO. 4-02.1 AIR FORCE MANUAL NO. 44-163(I) HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY‚ THE NAVY‚ AND THE AIR FORCE Washington‚ DC‚ 23 December 2002 FIRST AID TABLE OF CONTENTS PREFACE CHAPTER 1. 1-1. 1-2. 1-3

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    prepared to carry put lifesaving treatment. * Assess the child or infants illness of. * Carry out an examination from head to toe. * Prioritise treatment. Life threatening conditions must come first. * Do not remove infant of child unless needed. * Promote recovery‚ by giving first aid treatment. Keep the infant or child stable. * Reassure the infant or child‚ and any other children who may be involved. * Call emergency services‚ and pass on any information of the event to

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    1.1 Describe the common types of fractures There are two types of fracture called open and closed. A closed fracture is where the skin is unbroken‚ but the internal damage to surrounding tissue can be seen as swelling. An open fracture has a wound. The bone may or may not be protruding. There is also internal damage to surrounding tissue. 1.2 Describe how to manage a fracture. A casualty with a fracture needs to keep still and not move the injured part. The treatment for a closed fracture is to

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    Objective Children can be the only persons present in an emergency situation. Aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of a first aid course for 4-5-year-old kindergarten children given by a first aid instructor and kindergarten teachers. Methods A mixed methods approach using both quantitative and qualitative methods was used to investigate the effects of teaching first aid in the kindergarten in the present study. 10 kindergarten children at the age of 4-5 years were included in a pilot-study‚

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