First aid(Meaning of First Aid)

Date: Tuesday, 5th May, 2020.
Class: Pry 4.
Subject: Basic Science
Topic: First aid(Meaning of First Aid)

First aid is the assistance given to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided
to preserve life, prevent the
condition from worsening, or to promote recovery.

CONTENT OF A FIRST AID BOX (KIT):

  1. Bandages
  2. Scissors
  3. Cotton wool
  4. Gentia violet
  5. Guaze
  6. Iodine
  7. Plaster
  8. Antiseptic
  9. Splint

COMMON EMERGENCY
CONDITIONS THAT REQUIRE FIRST
AID:

Many lives are saved year through first aid, given before the emergency services arrived.
Emergency first aid is the care that is given to an injured or sick person
prior to treatment by medically trained personnel.
1. Bleeding
2. Shock
3. Wounds
4. Sprain
5. Dislocation
6. Fractures
7. Fainting
8. Muscle cramp
9. Wounds/Bruises
10. Vomiting
11. Heat exhaustion

Exercises:
1.) What is first aid?
2.) List eight(8) first aid materials you know.
3.) List three emergency conditions that require first aid.