1st Aid Basics

Know when to call 911

Three Goals of First Aid – the 3 Ps

  • Preserve life
  • Prevent injury (or illness)
  • Promote recovery

Sometimes they Say the Five Ps

  • relieve Pain
  • Protect

What are the types of first aid?

  • Airway
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Cuts
  • Abrasions (scrapes)
  • Stings
  • Splinters
  • Sprains
  • Strains
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