Uses of First Aid

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In today’s Physical Education Class class, we will be learning about Uses of First Aid

Uses of First Aid 

uses of first aid

In our previous class we learned that First aid is vital for saving lives. Also, a person can carry out first aid after a life-threatening incident or injury before the arrival of emergency services.

first aid

When we talk about the uses of First Aid, it includes the following:

  • First Aid is used to preserve life, prevent harm, and promote recovery.
  • In first aid, ABC stands for airway, breathing, and circulation.
  • The recovery position helps minimise further injury.
  • CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It helps maintain the flow of oxygenated blood.
  • While doing chest compressions, you may hear cracks. This is normal!

In addition, other uses for First Aid are outlined as follows;

  • To preserve life: Saving lives is the main aim of first aid.
  • To prevent further harm: The person who has experienced the injury must be kept stable, and their condition must not deteriorate before medical services arrive. This may include moving the individual away from harm, applying first aid techniques, keeping them warm and dry, and applying pressure to wounds to stop any bleeding.
  • Promote recovery: Taking steps to promote recovery may include applying a bandage to a wound.

In summary, First aid is an emergency measure, generally consisting of simple, often life-saving techniques that most people can train to perform with minimal equipment and no previous medical experience.


What is First Aid?


Reading Assignment

Give two uses of First Aid 


Weekend Assignment

What is a person who gives out First Aid called?


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