Disaster First Aid: What's in the Course and Book
Disaster First Aid: What's in the Course and Book
 
           

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What's in the Disaster First

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Disaster Triage* and First Aid for Traumatic Injury and Shock

1. How to prioritize urgency of injuries using Multi-Casualty Rapid Triage.
2. How to recognize life-threatening signs and take appropriate actions.
3. How to anticipate and treat early-stage shock.
4. How to control bleeding.
5. How to splint and immobilize fractures, sprains, and joint injuries.
6. How to connect with your area’s Disaster Response network.

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1. Action Outline - Master Plan for the First 24 Hours.
2. Safe lifting techniques, moving the injured, rescuer safety first prioriy.
3. How to improvise first aid supplies from common materials.
4. What to do in the next few days - Infection Control, Sanitation,
Protecting yourself from environment hazards of heat & cold.

For comparison, Red Cross "Standard First Aid" does not have multi-casualty Rapid Triage, does not have a 24-hour Action Outline, does not have any Guideline for the Days That Follow, and does not address the possibility of having more than one person injured.

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Earthquake damage in San Francisco, the  Loma Prieta Earthquake, 1989
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