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ACEP First Aid Manual, 2nd edition by Jon R. Krohmer

By Jon R. Krohmer

The yank collage of Emergency Physicians has created an important and complete first relief handbook with remedies and strategies defined, step by step and illustrated with enormous quantities of images to teach how you can practice them safely. that includes very important life-saving techniques, together with rescue respiring, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, remedy for a blocked airway, and different life-threatening occasions, the e-book additionally presents special anatomical details and gives remedies for individuals of any age in any scenario.

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If necessary, other improvised dressings may be made from clothing, blankets, or the cleanest materials available. WARNING If there is an object extending from the wound, DO NOT remove it. Place as much of the wrapper over the wound as possible without dislodging or moving the object. DO NOT place the wrapper over the object. 1/AFMAN 44-163(I) (1) Grasp the tails in both hands. (2) Hold the dressing with the white side down directly over the wound. DO NOT touch the white (sterile) side of the dressing or allow anything except the wound to come in contact with it.

5) Wrap the other tail in the opposite direction until the dressing is completely covered. Leave enough of the tail for a knot. (6) Loosely tie the tails with a square knot at the casualty’s side (Figure 3-11). Figure 3-11. Dressing applied and tails tied with a square knot. WARNING When the dressing is applied, DO NOT put pressure on the wound or exposed internal parts, because pressure could cause further injury (vomiting, ruptured intestines, and so forth). Therefore, tie the dressing ties (tails) loosely at casualty’s side, not directly over the dressing.

1) Use your free hand and shake open the field dressing Figure 3-3. Shaking open the field dressing. (2) Place the white side of the dressing on the plastic wrapper covering the wound (Figure 3-4). Figure 3-4. Field dressing placed on plastic wrapper. NOTE Use the casualty’s field dressing, not your own. (3) Have the casualty breathe normally. (4) While maintaining pressure on the dressing, grasp one tail of the field dressing with the other hand and wrap it around the casualty’s back. If tape is available, tape three sides of the plastic wrapper to the chest wall to provide occlusive type dressing.

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