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First Aid
Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman
Saidu Group of Teaching Hospitals
Saidu Sharif, Swat - Pakistan
Definition of First Aid
Immediate & temporary care of a casualty
after an accident before the availability of
proper medic...
Aims of First Aid – 5 P’s
Preserve life
Protect casualty from further harm
Pain relief
Prevent worsening of injuries
Promo...
Principles of First Aid
Preserve Life
Prevent Deterioration of Injury or Illness
Promote Recovery & Protect Unconsciousness
Duties of First Aider
Make oneself safe
Assess the danger
Make the situation safe
Give emergency aid
Call for immediate he...
Your First Aid Kit should Contain
A guidance leaflet
Watertight box
Adhesive dressings
Large sterile dressings
Sterile eye...
Standard Precautions
Hand-washing
Personal protection equipments (e.g., goggles,
gloves, masks & apron)
Management of shar...
First Aid & Patient Safety
All the data in this presentation
have been collected from the
book First Aid & Patient Safety....
Contents of the Book
Chapter 01 Basic Concepts of First Aid
Chapter 02 Primary Survey
Chapter 03 Secondary Survey
Chapter ...
First Aid & Patient Safety
Price
Rs. 295
Fully Coloured on high quality paper
Number of Pages:188
Cover: Paperback
Edition...
List of Bookshops where First Aid & Patient Safety
is Available
Price
Rs. 295
Please visit www.paramountbooks.com.pk and c...
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First Aid

  1. 1. First Aid Dr. Atiq Ur Rehman Saidu Group of Teaching Hospitals Saidu Sharif, Swat - Pakistan
  2. 2. Definition of First Aid Immediate & temporary care of a casualty after an accident before the availability of proper medical care
  3. 3. Aims of First Aid – 5 P’s Preserve life Protect casualty from further harm Pain relief Prevent worsening of injuries Promote recovery
  4. 4. Principles of First Aid Preserve Life Prevent Deterioration of Injury or Illness Promote Recovery & Protect Unconsciousness
  5. 5. Duties of First Aider Make oneself safe Assess the danger Make the situation safe Give emergency aid Call for immediate help Reassure the casualty & bystanders Use bystanders to help
  6. 6. Your First Aid Kit should Contain A guidance leaflet Watertight box Adhesive dressings Large sterile dressings Sterile eye pad Triangular bandages Safety pins Cleansing wipes Disposable gloves Roller bandages Scissors Tweezers Pocket mask Notepad Alcohol gel Torch & whistle
  7. 7. Standard Precautions Hand-washing Personal protection equipments (e.g., goggles, gloves, masks & apron) Management of sharps, waste & soiled linen Immunization of healthcare workers Environmental cleaning
  8. 8. First Aid & Patient Safety All the data in this presentation have been collected from the book First Aid & Patient Safety. For contents of the book move to next slide.
  9. 9. Contents of the Book Chapter 01 Basic Concepts of First Aid Chapter 02 Primary Survey Chapter 03 Secondary Survey Chapter 04 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Chapter 05 Dressings & Bandages Chapter 06 Fractures Chapter 07 Burns Chapter 08 Wounds Chapter 09 Shock Chapter 10 Abdominal Pain Chapter 11 Poisoning Chapter 12 Bites & Stings Chapter 13 Choking Chapter 14 Heatstroke, Hypothermia & Frostbite Chapter 15 Sports Injuries Chapter 16 Accidents & Transport of Casualty Chapter 17 Assessment & Resuscitation of Newborn Chapter 18 Medical Triage Chapter 19 Safety at Home Chapter 20 Basic Principles of Patient Safety Chapter 21 Hospital Environment Chapter 22 Electrical Safety Chapter 23 Fire & Explosion Safety Chapter 24 Medical & Surgical Safety Chapter 25 Infections Chapter 26 Radiations Exam Preparation Stuff Frequently Tested Short Essay Qs Frequently Tested Multiple Choice Qs Answers SECTION-I SECTION-II APPENDIX
  10. 10. First Aid & Patient Safety Price Rs. 295 Fully Coloured on high quality paper Number of Pages:188 Cover: Paperback Edition: 2nd [2016] ISBN: 9789696371687 Language: English Publisher: Paramount Books (Pvt) Ltd If you are in Pakistan or India, you can buy the book directly from bookshops (listed in the next slide. Readers from outside these countries may get the book online from www.paramountbook.com.pk
  11. 11. List of Bookshops where First Aid & Patient Safety is Available Price Rs. 295 Please visit www.paramountbooks.com.pk and click on the contact us tab. You will get list of all the bookshops in big cities of both countries where the book is available on cheap price of only 295 Pakistani Rupees For any query, feel free to contact author of the book: atiqsmc89@yahoo.com +92 322 9026761

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