Basic First Aid for Malawi


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    Edition: 1st edition
  • Format: Soft Cover
  • ISBN: 9781485102267
  • Extent: 88 pages
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  • Category: Health & Medicine

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Basic First Aid seeks to equip first aiders with the basic skills needed to effectively manage an emergency situation before the arrival of emergency care providers. The manual describes the most up-to-date basic first aid techniques for use in situations where there are limited or no resources available. It outlines step-by-step processes for a first aider to follow with an ill or injured person before the arrival of emergency medical care on the accident scene, or before transporting the casualty to a medical facility. Drawing on evidence-based practice and careful research into various emergency cases, this manual provides practical examples and methods to allow the first aider to provide the right kind of assistance in a medical emergency.

Unit 1 General principles of first aid

Unit 2 Basic life support

Unit 3 Injuries

Unit 4 Medical conditions

Unit 5 Community health conditions

Unit 6 Emergency childbirth

Unit 7 Moving a casualty

Appendix 1 First aid materials

This handbook has been produced with the assistance of Belgian Red Cross–Flanders and Flanders International Cooperation Agency and is based on the evidence-based African First Aid Materials (AFAM).

Topics covered include:

• The general principles of first aid

• Basic life support (including unconsciousness, CPR, choking and fainting)

• Injuries (including wounds, bleeding, shock, burns, strains, sprains and poisonings)

• Medical conditions (including stroke, heart attack and fits)

• Community health conditions (including malaria, cholera, diarrhoea and rashes)

• Emergency childbirth

 

• How to move a casualty

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Basic First Aid seeks to equip first aiders with the basic skills needed to effectively manage an emergency situation before the arrival of emergency care providers. The manual describes the most up-to-date basic first aid techniques for use in situations where there are limited or no resources available. It outlines step-by-step processes for a first aider to follow with an ill or injured person before the arrival of emergency medical care on the accident scene, or before transporting the casualty to a medical facility. Drawing on evidence-based practice and careful research into various emergency cases, this manual provides practical examples and methods to allow the first aider to provide the right kind of assistance in a medical emergency.

Unit 1 General principles of first aid

Unit 2 Basic life support

Unit 3 Injuries

Unit 4 Medical conditions

Unit 5 Community health conditions

Unit 6 Emergency childbirth

Unit 7 Moving a casualty

Appendix 1 First aid materials

This handbook has been produced with the assistance of Belgian Red Cross–Flanders and Flanders International Cooperation Agency and is based on the evidence-based African First Aid Materials (AFAM).

Topics covered include:

• The general principles of first aid

• Basic life support (including unconsciousness, CPR, choking and fainting)

• Injuries (including wounds, bleeding, shock, burns, strains, sprains and poisonings)

• Medical conditions (including stroke, heart attack and fits)

• Community health conditions (including malaria, cholera, diarrhoea and rashes)

• Emergency childbirth

 

• How to move a casualty

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