First aid worksheet

Posted by admin on January 23, 2018 in flash cards

Question Answer
What four things do you need to remember when acting in an emergency? 1. Make sure scene is safe. 2. Get help quickly / call 9-1-1.3. remain calm. 4. Only give care you have been trained to give.
During an initial assessment of a victim, what six steps should be followed? 1. Check for responsiveness. 2. Look for medical jewelry. 3. If unresponsive call 9-1-1.4. check pulse5. Check for severe bleeding. 6. Look for other life threatening problems.
What is the"sample" history format? S. Sign / symptoms A. AllergiesM. MedicationsP. Past / previous / prior historyL. Last meal or drinkE. Events leading up to why person feels that way.
Use the recovery position for any victim who is _ and _. uresponsivebreathing
What kind of diseases could spread during first aid if you do not take precautions? 1. Hepatitis B & C.2. HIV / AIDS
What things do you need to remember to prevent disease transmission? 1. Universal precautions2. Hand washing3. Using gloves and barrier devices.
Generally caring for a wound involves washing with _. If the wound continues to bleed, you should apply _ and a _ bandage. An impaled object should be _ and do not remove. WaterPressureGauzeStabilized
The skin of a victim in shock is typically _, _, and _. coolClammyPale
A victim in shock should lie down and raise their _. legs 8-12inches
Signs of a first degree burn include: No pain, significant skin damage, watch for shock
For a second degree and third degree burns, stop the burning by removing the _ source. Cool the burn with _ _. Call _ Heat CoolJewelry
If you spill a chemical on you, what should you do? Flush with cool water 10-15 seconds
For serious injuries to the spine, chest, abdomen, and hip; Call _ and prevent _ of the injured area. Monitor _ and treat for _. 9-1-1MovementBreathing Shock
What are the signs and symptoms of bone or joint injury? 1. Pain2. Swelling3. Inability to use area4. Deformity
What does R.I.C.E. stand for? RestIceCompressionElevation
When do you splint an injury? Only if the victim needs to be moved
Signs of sudden illness 1. Skin color changes2. Sweating3. Vomiting / nausea4. Dizzyness, confusion or weakness
Heart attack. A. ConvulsionsStroke. B. WheezingSeizure. C. CombativeDiabetic emergency. D. persistent. Asthma chest pain E. One sided. weakness DEACB
For inhaled or swallowed poison, call _. Put unresponsive breathing victims in the _ position. Poison control (1-800-222-1222)Recovery
What are the 8 symptoms of a scorpion sting? 1. Numbness2. Burning pain / sensation3. Swelling4. Tingling or twitching5. Red rash6. Nausea / vomiting7. Some paralysis8. Hyperactivity
What are the signs and symptoms of hypothermia? 1. Shivering2. confusion or labored breathing3. Lethargic or drowsiness4. Pale cool skin5. Frostbite6. Changing levels of responsiveness
For an unresponsive victim with severe hypothermia, check for _ and call _. Then warm the victim using _ _, never warm with _ _ or _ _. Breathing9-1-1Warm clothesDirect heatHot water
Heat exhaustion will elevate into heat stroke if not _ and given _. Cooled Water
Signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion 1. Heavy sweating2. Extreme thirst3. Heat cramps4. Headache5. Fatigue6. Dizziness 7. Nausea8. Delusions
First aid for heat exhaustion include: 1. Move to cool / shaded area2. Loosen clothing3. Offer water4. Place cool cloth on forehead, neck, armpit, & groin area
Move a victim ONLY if

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