Definitions And Sentences

Candace Shaw 6th

1. First aid - help given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available.

When my friend was having an allergic reaction I quickly got out the First aid kit and got out the Epi-pen.

2. Abdominal Thrusts -  An emergency technique used to eject an object, such as food, from the trachea of a choking person. The technique employs a firm upward thrust just below the rib cage to force air from the lungs, thereby dislodging the obstruction.

As the person next to me was choking i performed Abdominal thrusts.

3. (CPR) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - It is an emergency lifesaving procedure that is done when someone's breathing or heartbeat has stopped.

Me and my cousin were at a restaurant and the guy next to us started choking and the waiter immediately rushed over there to help him and started performing CPR.

4. Universal precautions - is an approach to infection control to treat all human blood and certain human body fluids as if they were known to be infectious.

The doctors used Universal Precautions when they performing surgery.

Candace Shaw    6th

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