Kneel at one side of the patient Straighten out arms and legs Move their nearest arm out at a right angle and bend it up at the elbow Gently pull their other arm and furthest leg towards you, the patient should now be rolling towards you Place the furthest hand against the side of the face Continue to roll them towards you by pulling the furthest leg until their knee touches the ground Keep their hand against their face so that their head rolls onto it Ensure airway open by tilting the head backwards Adjust the bent leg to stabilise the recovery position
FLUSH EYE OUT WITH WATER USING EYE BATH GET VICTIM TO BLINK RAPIDLY DRAW EYELIDS AWAY FROM EYES CONTINUOUSLY FLUSH FOR SEVERAL MINUTES LIGHTLY COVER EYE WITH PAD AND TAPE TAKE TO DOCTOR OR HOSPITAL
THIS CAN BE AN INJURY MADE WITH ANY SHARP INSTRUMENT, NOT JUST A NEEDLE STOP IMMEDIATELY WASH SKIN WITH DISINFECTANT RUN UNDER TAP WITH WATER AND ENCOURAGE BLEEDING DRY AREA AND COVER WITH WATERPROOF DRESSING TAKE DETAILS OF PATIENT WORKING ON AND MEDICAL HISTORY CONTACT OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE FOR
Natural occurrence post extraction Blood clot forms while patient bites on gauze pack Five- ten minutes firm pressure allows this stage of the prevention of infection and healing stage
Thisoccurs when the patient “has done an action to promote bleeding” Running for the bus home Going to the gym – strenuous exercise Poking with a dirty finger Rinsing vigorously within 24hrs
Around 3-4 days post extraction Blood clot has been dislodged A difficult extraction Not looked after the socket Infection/pain/swelling Treatment of dry socket is required What would this involve?