How to save a life

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3 years ago

1.Accident-an unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury. The lady had a car accident while texting.
2.breathing-the process of taking air into and expelling it from the lungs. The dog was breathing really hard.
3.choking-(of a person or animal) have severe difficulty in breathing because of a constricted or obstructed throat or a lack of air. A man at the restraunt was choking over a steak.
4.compressions-the action of compressing or being compressed. The man was drowning so I pulled him out and gave him compressions.
5.emergency-a serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action. My mom called me and said my dad has a emergency to go to.
6.faint- feeling weak, dizzy, or exhausted; about to lose consciousness. I fainted at my softball game because of the heat.
7.first aid- emergency treatment given to a sick or injured person. The nurse has a first aid kit just in case.
8. Heartbeat-the pulsation of the heart. The heartbeat of the baby was heard at the doctor appointment.
9. Pulse-a rhythmical throbbing of the arteries as blood is propelled through them, typically as felt in the wrists or neck. You can feel your pulse through your wrist or neck.
10.rescue-save (someone) from a dangerous or distressing situation. The rescue squad came 5 minutes after the emergency.
11.respiration-the action of breathing. Respiration is the act of breathing.
12.abdominal thrusts-also known as the Heimlich maneuver—can be used to expel a foreign object lodged in a choking victim's windpipe. You give abdominal thrusts when someone is having trouble breathing.
13.cpr- emergency procedure in which the heart and lungs are made to work by compressing the chest overlying the heart and forcing air into the lungs. The lady was having trouble breathing after the accident so I gave her cpr.
14.universal precautions-an approach to infection control to treat all human blood and certain human body fluids as if they were known to be infectious for HIV, HBV and other bloodborne pathogens. Doctors take universal precautions very seriously.