Minor Injuries

When a tooth has been knocked out, what is the most critical factor in being able to successfully reimplant the tooth?

Emotional Considerations

You responded as a first aid provider to a coworker who experienced a life-threatening allergic reaction to a bee sting. She has been transported by EMS to a hospital for further care. The experience was overwhelming, and you still have not heard if her...

Shock

At the elementary school where you teach, one of your students tells you that another child fell off the play structure at recess. Concerned, you approach the child who fell and ask her what happened. She tells you she hit her belly on one...

Control of Bleeding

Direct pressure, applied to a bleeding site until bleeding stops, is the standard method for controlling external bleeding?

Choking

You are in the company cafeteria eating lunch with a coworker. He is laughing at something you said when he suddenly stops, grasps his throat with his hands, and stands up quickly. He clearly looks distressed, so you stand up next to him and...

Multiple Provider Approach to CPR

As a trained first aid provider, you respond to a situation in which CPR is already being performed for an employee who has collapsed. An AED is coming but has not yet arrived. The CPR provider looks exhausted. What should you do to smoothly...

Caring for Cardiac Arrest

You have responded to a store customer who collapsed. Your primary assessment indicated she was in cardiac arrest and you have started CPR. Another employee has gone to activate EMS and get an AED. Are the following the basic guidelines for performing CPR in...

Primary Assessment – Unresponsive Person

A fellow employee collapses near you during a staff meeting. As a trained first aid provider, you move to help. You kneel next to him, squeeze his shoulder, and loudly ask, “Are you all right?” He is unresponsive, so you direct other employees to...

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