Severe Bleeding
Severe bleeding <ul><li>Is a flow of blood from an artery, vein or capillary.  </li></ul><ul><li>If an artery has been sev...
<ul><li>Can cause death within minutes. </li></ul><ul><li>as a first aider, you must be able to act at once to stop the fl...
Emergency treatments for severe bleeding. <ul><li>Direct pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Elevation </li></ul><ul><li>Digital pr...
Direct pressure <ul><li>Permits normal blood clotting to occur. </li></ul><ul><li>Have the victim lie down and elevate the...
Elevation  <ul><li>Elevating the bleeding part of the body above the level of the heart will slow down the flow of blood a...
Digital pressure <ul><li>Applied at pressure points </li></ul><ul><li>Pressure points are places over a bone where arterie...
6 didital pressure points <ul><li>Temporal </li></ul><ul><li>Carotid </li></ul><ul><li>Subclavian </li></ul><ul><li>Brachi...
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Severe bleeding

  1. 1. Severe Bleeding
  2. 2. Severe bleeding <ul><li>Is a flow of blood from an artery, vein or capillary. </li></ul><ul><li>If an artery has been severed, bright red blood spurts from the wound. The blood in the arteries comes directly from the heart and spurts at each contraction. Its bright red color could be explained by fresh oxygen supply it has received. When dark red blood flows from a wound in a steady stream, a vein has been cut. The blood having given up its oxygen and received carbon dioxide and waste products in returns is dark red. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Can cause death within minutes. </li></ul><ul><li>as a first aider, you must be able to act at once to stop the flow of blood from large wounds, protect the victim from further injury and prevent shock. Blood from the capillaries oozes. There’s actually no cause for alarm because little blood is lost and the use of direct pressure with a compress applied over the wound will cause the formation of a clot. When large skin surface is involved, the threat of infection rather than blood loss is more serious. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Emergency treatments for severe bleeding. <ul><li>Direct pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Elevation </li></ul><ul><li>Digital pressure </li></ul>
  5. 5. Direct pressure <ul><li>Permits normal blood clotting to occur. </li></ul><ul><li>Have the victim lie down and elevate the bleeding part above the rest of the body. </li></ul><ul><li>Place a sterile dressing over the wound and press firmly on it with your hand. </li></ul><ul><li>Apply constant pressure to the wound for about 10-15 minutes or until medical help arrives. </li></ul><ul><li>When the bleeding stops, secure the dressing with a bandage. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Elevation <ul><li>Elevating the bleeding part of the body above the level of the heart will slow down the flow of blood and speed clotting. It is used with direct pressure when there are no fractures or if fractures have been splinted and it will not cause pain or aggravation of the injury. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Digital pressure <ul><li>Applied at pressure points </li></ul><ul><li>Pressure points are places over a bone where arteries are close to the skin. Pressing the artery against the underling bone can control the flow of blood to the injury. </li></ul><ul><li>It must be an addition to, not instead of, direct pressure and elevation. </li></ul><ul><li>Must be applied for only a few seconds because it is shutting off a large supply of oxygenated blood to the brain. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 6 didital pressure points <ul><li>Temporal </li></ul><ul><li>Carotid </li></ul><ul><li>Subclavian </li></ul><ul><li>Brachial </li></ul><ul><li>Radial </li></ul><ul><li>femoral </li></ul>

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