What advice would you give her 733 chapter 27 review

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What advice would you give her? 733 Chapter 27 Review HS_HEALTH_U09_C27_CR 1/30/04 2:11 PM Page 733
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734 First Aid and Emergencies Providing First Aid CPR and First Aid for Shock and Choking Responding to Common Emergencies Treatment for Poisonings HS_HEALTH_U09_C28_CO 12/8/03 5:57 PM Page 734
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735 Using Visuals. Your response to a medical emergency can be critical to the recovery of an injured person. In what specific ways do you think providing the correct first-aid techniques will help the recovery of this injured person? Make this Foldable to help you organize what you learn about providing first aid. Begin with a sheet of 8 1 / 2 x 11 paper or notebook paper. Fold a sheet of paper in half along the long axis. Fold into thirds. Cut the top layer along both folds. Label as shown. As you read and discuss the material in the chapter, use your Foldable to record what you learn about the three Cs, the first steps to take in an emergency situation. Before You Read A More Perfect Union Check Call Care As You Read HS_HEALTH_U09_C28_CO 12/8/03 5:57 PM Page 735
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VOCABULARY first aid universal precautions Providing First Aid YOU’LL LEARN TO Relate the nation’s goals and objectives to individual, family, and community health and appropriate first-aid procedures. Understand the importance of learning first aid. Analyze strategies for responding to accidental injuries. magine that you are taking care of your neighbor’s son when he I suddenly falls off his bike and cuts his knee. Suppose that you are in the school lunchroom and your best friend begins to choke. Do you know what to do in either of these situations? Your response to an accident or an emergency can minimize injury and might even save a life. First Aid F is the immediate, temporary care given to an ill or injured person until profes- sional medical care can be provided. First aid is administered in the seconds and minutes following an emergency in which someone becomes ill or injured. Learning first-aid pro- cedures is an important step in meeting the nation’s health goals and objectives for indi- viduals, family, and communities described in Healthy People 2010. Using the proper first-aid procedures can reduce the number of people who sustain further injury or die in the absence of early and effective treatment. irst aid Write a paragraph explaining the importance of learning first-aid procedures. 736 Chapter 28 First Aid and Emergencies Universal precautions protect both the caregiver and the victim from coming into contact with blood and other body fluids that may contain pathogens.
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C HECK , C ALL , C ARE These are the first steps to take in an emergency situation. Universal Precautions Some infectious agents, such as the HIV and hepatitis B viruses, can be transmitted through contact with blood and other body fluids. Because of this risk, it is important that you use universal precautions when you administer first aid.
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