Basic First Aid: Right Aid at the right time can save a life.


Life is full of uncertainties. Accidents happen uninvited. Providing the right aid at the right time can save the victim. What is most important is to give the correct response. Every person should always be prepared to face all such incidents. The simple way to handle them is to have he knowledge of the first aid. This will always come in use in case of emergency. If the emergency is late be sure you can save a persons life by giving him the right aid.

Basic First Aid for the different accidents faced:
Unconsciousness: If the person has fainted due to weakness or hunger you can sprinkle few drops of water on his face, and try making him drink the water. If the heart has stopped beating try doing cardiopulmonary recessitation. If the victim has fainted due to drowning she can be treated with artificial respiration.
Shock: In this state the victim has a pale face, sense of vomiting, feeling cold, and nausea. Before the emergency you can help the victim by making him drink some fluid if possible. Make him sleep with the feet elevated. Also keep him covered so he does not loose body heat.
Bleeding: Before any emergency arrives make it a point to control the bleeding. Keep your hands clean and covered. Press the wound with a thick pad or cloth bandage to control the bleding. You can tie a belt, necktie or a cloth strip to keep it in place. The bleeding part can be raised from the body thus reducing the flow of the blood. Try using your thumb or hand pressure to control the bleeding.
Burns: The burnt area has to be put under cool water. You can put a cool clean cloth to the area. Always remember not to put ice on the affected place, as it will aggrevate. If the burn is severe and is a chemical burn, calm down the victim with the shock treatment. If any cloth is sticking to the burn leave it there. Try and make the victim drink lots of water.
Choking :In the mean while you can tilt the head back lift the chin and open the airway. Try and putting your figure in and place the object to sweep it out.

Remember you can save a life of a person by giving the right aid. If the emergency is late be there with the victim, cause they need a helping hand more that anything else.

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