accident- an unexpected and undesirable event
She got into a car accident and almost died.
breathing- The act or process of respiration.
Sometimes she stops breathing in her sleep.
choke- interfere with the respiration of by compression or obstruction of the larynx or trachea.
He started choking on his food.
emergency-A serious situation or occurrence that happens unexpectedly and demands immediate action
Ambulances mostly go to emergencies or car accidents.
faint-Lacking strength or vigor; feeble.
he got too hot so he almost fainted.
first aid-Emergency treatment administered to an injured or sick person before professional medical care is available.
we bring a first aid kit on our hiking trips.
heartbeat-A single complete pulsation of the heart.
We have to have a heartbeat to live.
pulse-The rhythmical throbbing of arteries produced by the regular contractions of the heart, especially as palpated at the wrist or in the neck.
when someones in an accident and their knocked on conscious feel for their pulse.
rescue-To set free, as from danger or imprisonment; save.
fire fighters rescue animals and people during fires.
respiration-The act or process of inhaling and exhaling; breathing. Also called ventilation.
we respirate so we have live.
abdominal thrusts- another word for the heimlich maneuver
Saving someone from choking.
cpr- cardiopulmonary resuscitation
She needed CPR so she could live.
universal precautions- avoiding contact with ones bodily fluids
if someone has a disease with an open wound, you need to use universal precaution.