Monday, 28 November 2022

First Aid Myth & Facts - Never Use A Tourniquet


Myth:
Never Use A Tourniquet

Fact:
Tourniquets have a bad rap in first aid. Used incorrectly, they have the potential to do irreparable harm. However, when they're needed, there's nothing better.

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First Aid Myth & Facts - You Must Keep Head Injury Patients Awake


Myth:
You Must Keep Head Injury Patients Awake

Fact:
You do not need to keep head injury patients awake. Rather, go to your nearest emergency right away.

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First Aid Myth & Facts - Drinking Alcohol Helps To Warm Up A Hypothermia Victim


Myth:
Drinking Alcohol Helps To Warm Up A Hypothermia Victim

Fact:
Alcohol makes you feel flush and warm but actually leads to hypothermia in cold weather.

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First Aid Myth & Facts - Put Something In A Seizure Person Mouth To Avoid Them Biting Their Own Tongue


Myth:
Put Something In A Seizure Person Mouth To Avoid Them Biting Their Own Tongue.

Fact:
While somebody suffering a seizure may very well bite his or her tongue, it rarely becomes an airway emergency. Seizures look scary but generally do very little harm.

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Saturday, 26 November 2022

First Aid Myth And Fact - Treat Hyperventilation (Breathing Fast) With Paper Bag


Myth:
Treat Hyperventilation (Breathing Fast) With Paper Bag

Fact:
Paper bag is not a proper way to treat hyperventilation. In fact, is actually very dangerous. Do not use a paper bag for hyperventilation!

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First Aid Myth And Fact - You Must Scrape Off Bee Stinger


Myth:
You Must Scrape Off Bee Stinger

Fact:
How fast you remove the stinger is much more important than how you remove it. Grab it, brush it, flick it, it doesn't matter. Just don't spend time digging through your wallet for an ATM card to scrape it off.

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First Aid Myth And Fact - Apply A Hot Compress To A Sprained Ankle


Myth:
Apply A Hot Compress To A Sprained Ankle

Fact:
Cold is the best way to combat swelling. Heat could actually worsen the inflammation of the injury. For ankle sprains, apply a cold compress for a full 10 minutes and then continue to apply cold as needed.

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