If a person suddenly suffers a heart attack or a severe accident takes place. Under such medical emergencies, we need to provide quick and accurate treatment. If the right treatment is not provided on time, there are chances to lose a life. Therefore to deal with such situations comes the need for a basic first aid course.
What would you do if you get a cut
while cutting vegetables? Will you
rush to the hospital? Absolutely, no.
For such small injuries that can be
treated ourselves, we need not to go
But, what if a person suddenly suffers
a heart attack or a severe accident
takes place? Under such medical
emergencies, we need to provide
quick and accurate treatment. If the
right treatment is not provided on
time there are chances to lose a life.
Therefore to deal with such situations
comes the need for basic first aid.
The need for
basic first aid
Basic first aid helps us deal
with day to day injuries and
developed basic first aid skills
we can take care of ourselves
and people around us in a
healthy and safe manner. It
helps us to easily deal with
injuries. It preserves lives,
prevent further damage to life,
and promotes recovery.
Cleaning and bandaging wounds
When an injury occurs it first needs to be cleaned
with clean cloth. Then blot dry it. Afterward, apply
the antibiotic ointment in the appropriate quantity.
Under the basic f irst aid course, we
learn to care and provide quick and
correct treatment responsively. I t also
bui lds up our confidence to handle
medical emergencies. We learn how to
handle different types of injuries
effectively. These learnings include:
A serve accident or a major injury might lead to
bleeding. Gently by putting some pressure on the
wounded area apply a bandage or tie a cloth
neatly. This will stop the bleeding.
There are first, second, and third-degree burns.
The severity of the burns go on increasing as
the degree of burns goes on increasing. The first
degree burns are minor burns and can be
treated ourselves. These are painful but minor.
Nausea and vomiting
These can occur due to
overeating, sickness, sleepless
nights, or food poisoning. But can
be treated easily.
A sprain occurs with a stretch or
tears in the ligament. The