Flashcards in 106 First Aid and Field Sanitation Fundamentals Deck (17)
1st Rule of First Aid
Take a moment to get organized.
2nd Rule of First Aid
Unless contraindicated make your preliminary examination in the position and place you find the victim.
3rd Rule of First Aid
In a multi-victim situation, limit your preliminary survey to observing for airway patency, breathing, and circulation, the ABCs of basic life support.
4th Rule of First Aid
Examine the victim for fractures, especially in the skull, neck, spine, and rib areas.
5th Rule of First Aid
Remove enough clothing to get a clear idea of the extent of the injury.
6th Rule of First Aid
Keep the victim reassured and comfortable.
7th Rule of First Aid
Avoid touching open wounds or burns with your fingers or unsterile objects.
8th Rule of First Aid
Unless contraindicated, position the unconscious or semiconscious victim on his side or back.
9th Rule of First Aid
Always carry a litter patient feet first so that the rear bearer can constantly observe the victim for respiratory distress.
What are the two types of triage?
Tactical and Non Tactical
What does triage mean?
Sorting for Tactical Setting
Class 1- Minor Treatment
Class 2- Immediate
Class 3- Delayed
Class 4- Expectant
Sorting for Non Tactical Setting
Priority 1- Correctable life-threatening illnesses
Priority 2- Serious but non-life threatening injuries
Priority 3- Minor Injuries
Priority 4- Dead or Fatally Injured
What is the primary survey?
Is a rapid initial assessment to detect and treat life-threatening conditions that require immediate care.
What does A,B,C,D,E stand for?
How long steps, status and transport decision should be completed in how many minutes?