ALSO KNOWN AS:
- First response, emergency medical response, prehospital emergency medical care.
DEFINE THE FIRST AID EQUIPMENT:
- First aid equipment is the such of tools that we used for treat the person that involved in injuries or minor excident.
THE DEFINITION OF FIRST AID:
- Simple emergency medical care procedures intended for lay rescuers to perform before emergency medical professionals are available.May refer to emergency medical providers, such as ambulance and other first responders.
- At a car accident,bystanders gave first aid to victims until the ambulance arrived
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
- The use of personal protective equipment or PPE will vary by kit,depending on its use and anticipated risk of infection.The adjuncts to artificial respiration are covered above, but other common infection control PPE includes.
- Gloves which are single use and disposable to prevent cross infection.
- Goggles or other eye protection
- Surgical mask or N95 mask to reduce possibility of airborne infection transmission (sometimes placed on patient instead of caregivers.For this purpose the mask should not have an exhale valve).
INSTRUMENT AND EQUIPMENT:
- Trauma shears, for cutting clothing and general use.
- Scissors are less useful but often included instead
- Lighter, for sanitizing tweezers or pliers etc.
- Alcohol pads for sanitizing equipment, or unbroken skin. This is sometimes used to debride wounds, however some training authorities advise against this as it may kill cells which bacteria can then feed on
INSTRUMENT AND EQUIPMENTS:
- Trauma shears and foot ruler
- Standart scissors
- Irrigation syringe – with catheter tip for cleaning wounds with with sterile water,saline solution, or a weak iodine solution.The stream of liquid flushes out particles of dirt and debris.
- Torch (also known as a flashlight)
- Instant-acting chemical cold packs
- Alcohol rub (hand sanitizer) or antiseptic hand wipes
- Space blanket (lightweight plastic foil blanket, also known as “emergency blanket”)
- A variety of tweezers
- A generic disposable lighter
- A typical medical syringe with needle
- A high-powered LED flashlight
- A space blanket