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2015 Interim Training MaterialsHeartsaver®Student Workbook Comparison ChartNewOldRationaleFirst AidDental avulsion(First Aid CPR AEDStudent Workbookand First Aid StudentWorkbook, Part 3:Injury Emergencies)First aid providers may be unable toreimplant an avulsed tooth due tolack of protective medical gloves,training and skill or fear of causingpain. When immediatereimplantation is not possible, itmay be beneficial to temporarilystore an avulsed tooth in a solutionshown to prolong viability of dentalcells (compared with saliva).Solutions with demonstratedefficacy at prolonging dental cellviability from 30 to 120 minutesinclude Hank’s Balanced SaltSolution (containing calcium,potassium chloride and phosphate,magnesium chloride and sulfate,sodium chloride, sodiumbicarbonate, sodium phosphatedibasic and glucose), propolis, eggwhite, coconut water, Ricetral, orwhole milk.Place the tooth in milk—or cleanwater if milk is not available.Dental avulsion can result in permanentloss of a tooth. The dental communityagrees that immediate reimplantation ofthe avulsed tooth affords the greatestchance of tooth survival, but it may notbe an option. In the event of delayedreimplantation, temporary storage of anavulsed tooth in an appropriate solutionmay improve chances of tooth survival.Heartsaver Student Workbook Comparison Chart1
NewOldRationaleChest pain(First Aid CPR AEDStudent Workbookand First Aid StudentWorkbook, Part 2:Medical Emergencies)While waiting for EMS to arrive,the first aid provider mayencourage a person with chest painto chew 1 adult or 2 low-doseaspirins if the signs and symptomssuggest that the person is having amyocardial infarction, and if theperson has no allergy or othercontraindication to aspirin. If aperson has chest pain that does notsuggest a cardiac source, or if thefirst aid provider is uncertain ofthe cause of chest pain or isuncomfortable with administrationof aspirin, then the first aidprovider should not encourage theperson to take aspirin and thedecision to administer aspirin can

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