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How To administer First Aid At An Accident Site

PristyNje
By PristyNje | self meida writer
Published 20 days ago - 5 views

There are 6 life saving steps if you're first on the scene of an accident:

1.Identify and mitigate potential dangers

Make sure that the area is safe before you begin administering first aid.

2.Call for help

Don't try to deal with aftermath of an accident alone.The outcome is more likely to be positive if you call for help.

3.Check for a response

You may be able to help the casualty clear their airway if the casualty is responsive,but if they are not place the casualty into a position that ensures the airway is open.

4.Check the casualty's airway

If the casualty is responsive,you may be able to help them to clear their airway,but if they are not,you will need to place them into a position that ensures the airway is open.

5.Check if the casuaty is breathing

- listen to the chest and mouth

- watch to see if the chest rises

- feel for breaths by placing your cheek beside the casualty's mouth

6.Check the casualties circulation 

For this you should try to stem by applying pressure with your fingers or clothing

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