Senior First Aid: Head Spinal Thermal Eye Chest Chocking
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Lesosn on the Senior First Aid management of: Head, Spinal, Thermal, Eye, Chest & Chocking Injuries

Lesosn on the Senior First Aid management of: Head, Spinal, Thermal, Eye, Chest & Chocking Injuries

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Senior First Aid: Head Spinal Thermal Eye Chest Chocking Senior First Aid: Head Spinal Thermal Eye Chest Chocking Presentation Transcript

  • Choking
    • If the casualty is only able to partially breath
    • Allow to cough
    • without interference
    • Effective Ineffective
    • Allow to recover
    • Arrange for further medical care
    • if serious
  • Choking
    • If the casualty is unable to breath
    • Deliver four back blows
    • in middle of shoulder blades
    • Effective Ineffective
    • Allow to recover
    • Arrange for further medical care
  • Choking
    • If the casualty continues to be unable to breath
    • Lay on side and deliver
    • four lateral chest thrusts
    • Effective Ineffective
    • Allow to recover
    • Arrange for further medical care
  • Choking
    • If the casualty continues to be unable to breath
    • Begin CPR/Rescue Breaths
    • Call Ambulance
  • Choking Demonstration
  • Choking
    • If you have a need to explain to a judge why you wanted to invert a students ribs and drive them up into theirs lung thus killing them! The Heimlich Manoeuvre comes high recommended!
  • Punctured Lung Pneumothorax
    • The pressure within the pleural space is greater than atmospheric pressure; as a result, the mediastinum is displaced to one side, which interferes with breathing.
    • Sucking or wheezing sound
    • Difficulty breathing
    • Wound
    • Do not remove imbedded objects
    Air in the pleural space
  • Sucking Chest Wound Demonstration
  • Exposure (Thermal Injuries) What is it
    • A core body temperature lower than homeostasis of 37.2 degrees
    • A core body temperature higher than homeostasis of 37.2 degrees
  • Exposure (Thermal Injuries) How to identify it
    • Hypothermia
    • Shivering
    • Blue lips
    • Non responsive
    • Convinced of warmth
    • Exhaustion, headache , dizziness, vomiting
    • Hallucinating
    • Low pulse
    • Passes out
    • Dead?
    • Hyperthermia
    • Cramps
    • Pale clammy skin
    • Absence of sweet relative to conditions
    • Rapid pulse
    • Exhaustion, headache , dizziness, vomiting
    • Hallucinating
    • Passes out
    • Dead!
  • Exposure (Thermal Injuries) How to Manage it
    • Hypothermia
    • Remove from exposure!
    • Wrap in something warm
      • Exposure blanket
      • Blanket
      • Spare clothing
    • Luke warm sugary drink
    • Gentle radiant heat
    • Hyperthermia
    • Remove from exposure!
    • Wet towels
    • Cold drink
    • Gentle cooling breeze
  • Head Injury Indicators Black Eye Loss of Teeth Deformation Hanging Jaw Change in State of Consciousness Unequal Pupils Hemi-paresis/ Hemi-plagia Ear Discharge Fractures Swelling & Bruising Stiff Neck Nasal Discharge Scalp Wound
  • Spinal Column
  • Spinal Injury Management Demonstration
  • Eye Injury
    • Flush for 20min using saline
    • Cup hand over eye
    • Treat as RICER/Burn/Protruding injury as appropriate
  • Displaced Tooth
    • If dirty clean with saline solution
    • Wrap in clean tissue
    • Use milk or saliva to keep moist
    • Refer to a dentist ASAP
  • The End