Do you know how to perform first aid

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Some slut in danger and you have to perform CRT([font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif](cardiopulmonary resuscitation)[/font] on her  :shock:
[font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif]Knowing how to perform both methods of CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) on an adult could save a life. However, the recommended method for performing CPR has changed relatively recently, and it is important to know the difference. In 2010, the American Heart Association made a radical change to the recommended CPR process for victims of cardiac arrest[/font][font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif][1][/font][font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif] after studies showed that compression-only CPR (no mouth-to-mouth breathing) is as effective as the traditional approach.[/font]
[font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif]Do not check for a pulse.[/font][font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif] Unless you're a trained medical professional, odds are you'll spend too much valuable time looking for a pulse when you should be doing compressions.[/font][font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif][2][/font]
[font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif] the person remains unresponsive, prep for CPR.[/font][font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif] Unless you suspect a spinal injury, carefully roll them onto their back and open their airway.[/font][font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif][3][/font][font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif] If you suspect a spinal injury, leave the person where they are, provided they are breathing. If the person begins to vomit, move them over to their side to help prevent choking.[/font][font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif][4][/font]
  • Keep the head and neck aligned.
  • Carefully roll them onto their back while holding their head.
  • Open the airway by lifting the chin.


[font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif]Place the victim on his or her back.[/font][font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif] Make sure he or she is lying as flat as possible - this will prevent injury while you're doing chest compressions.Tilt their head back by using your palm against their forehead and a push against their chin.[/font]
[font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif]Perform 30 chest compressions and two rescue breaths as part of CPR.[/font][font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif] In the center of the chest, just below an imaginary line running between the nipples, put your two hands together and compress the chest down approximately 2 inches (5.1 cm) at a rate of 100 compressions per minute. After 30 compressions, give two rescue breaths and check vitals. If the breaths are blocked, reposition the airway. Make sure the head is tilted slightly back and the tongue is not obstructing it. Continue this cycle of 30 chest compressions and two rescue breaths until someone else relieves you.[/font][font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif][5]
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[font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif]Make sure the person is warm as you wait for medical help.[/font][font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif] Drape a towel or a blanket over the person if you have one; if you don't remove some of your own clothing (such as your coat or jacket) and use it as a cover until medical help arrives. However if the person has a heatstroke, do not cover him or keep him warm. Instead try to cool him by fanning him and damping him.[/font]
[font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif]Help someone survive a heart attack.[/font][font=Helvetica, arial, sans-serif] It helps to know the symptoms of heart attack, which include rapid heartbeat, pressure or pain in the chest, and general unease or nausea. Rush the person to the hospital immediately while giving them an aspirin or a nitroglycerin, which the person should chew.[/font]
  • It is dangerous to give aspirin to anyone under the age of 16 as it can cause potentially fatal damage to the brain and liver before this age.
  • Never try to reset a broken or dislocated bone. Remember, this is first aid - if you are doing this, you are preparing a patient for transport. Unless you are 110% sure of what you are doing, resetting a dislocation or broken bone runs a strong risk of making things worse.
  • Moving someone with spinal cord damage may increase the likelihood of paralysis or death.
 
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