First Aid

Health Hygiene & Sanitation

Lesson 46 : Health Services At Fair & Festivals

First Aid

What is First Aid…?

  1. First is the first help a casualty receives at the scene of an accident before a doctor or ambulance arrives.
  2. First Aid is the initial care of a suddenly sick or injured person
  3. It is the prompt care and attention prior to the arrival of the ambulance services or a doctor.

This can sometimes mean the difference between life and death.

Definition of First Aid

It is the immediate and temporary treatment given to a person who is injured or suddenly becomes ill, using facilities or materials available at that time until the regular medical help is imparted.

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