First Aid

First Aid Rules

Do not panic:
Do not panic:

Panic is one emotion that can make the situation more worse. People often make mistake because they get panic. Hence be calm and focus on the given situation. Quick and confident approach can lessen the effect of injury.

Do no further harm:
Do no further harm:

Do not move the victim unless the situation demands. It is best to make him lie wherever he is because if the patient has back, head or neck injury, moving him would cause more harm.

Reassurance:
Reassurance:

Reassure the victim by speaking encouragingly with him. Make him feel comfortable initially and later give him the confidence that  he will be fine very soon.

Maintain the hygiene:
Maintain the hygiene:

Maintaining hygiene is must while giving first aid. Most importantly, wash your hands before giving any first aid treatment to the patient or wear gloves in order to prevent infection.

Cleaning and Dressing:
Cleaning and Dressing:

Always clean the wound thoroughly before applying the bandage. Lightly wash the wound with clean water. Do not try to remove foreign objects that are situated deep inside. Depending upon the injury use the right dressing.

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