First Aid Course - CPR Training - Malcom Whitfield - Trainer - Ballina, Byron Bay, Alstonville, Lismore, Gold Coast, Grafton & Northern Rivers

Blood and Circulation

The essence of first aid is the blood / circulation.

Its kinda like plumbing

  • Where do you want it to go?
  • Where do want to keep it away from? (Swelling, cuts).Consider Ice, Firm Bandages, Elevation?
  • Can you make sure it has oxygen in it? (breathing).Consider Rescue Breaths, CPR?
  • Is the pump (heart) going too fast?  Consider Calm, Reassurance, Raise legs?
  • Does it have sugar? (diabetes, hypothermia) Consider Sweet drinks, jellybeans?
  • Do you want to slow it down?(Poisonous bites & stings)Consider Bandages, Reassurance?

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