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The quick and ready administration of basic medical help given to victims until emergency medical care can be given is known as:
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first aid
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What should you do if a person is choking and is unable to speak, breathe, or cough?
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deliver 5 back blow and 5 abdominal thrusts
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What should you do if a person is unconscious and not breathing?
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begin CPR
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Which of the following statements are true of the Good Samaritan laws?
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They provide legal protection for rescuers. They provide legal protection for victims. They are meant to encourage responsible people to offer aid to accident victims.
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You must ask the victim permission to administer first aid if:
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the victim is conscious
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caused by a scraping away of the skin’s surface and are susceptible to infection.
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abrasions
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Which of the following injuries can be treated by applying direct pressure with a bandage or towel?
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a severe wound a minor cut
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If a shock victim is feeling cold, what is the best thing to do for him?
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cover him with a blanket
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In which of the following situations should you alert EMS?
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loss of consciousness
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In which of the following situations should you call the Poison Control Center?
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possible overdose on medication
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A list of emergency care numbers should be kept:
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near every phone in the house
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The most important thing to do in an emergency is:
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stay calm
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It is important to wear rubber gloves or a plastic face mask when administering first aid:
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not only to protect yourself and the victim from the spread of infectious diseases but also to keep blood or other fluids from getting on your face or hands
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Signs of a sprain, fracture, or dislocation might include:
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bruising pain swelling
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A fracture is defined as:
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a broken, cracked, or chipped bone
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If someone has suffered a neck, back, or head injury, you should not:
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touch the victim’s head with your hands move the victim stabilize the victim’s head and neck
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indicate the sequence of steps you should take upon arriving at the scene of an accident
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Check the scene for hazardous conditions. Check the vital signs of the victim(s). Call EMS with information about the accident. Administer first aid.
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Which of the following injuries is the most severe?
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breathlessness
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indicate the correct order of procedures to deal with a heat related illness.
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Get the victim out of the heat. Call EMS. Remove sweat-saturated clothing. Cover the victim’s body with cool, damp sheets. Fan the victim’s body.
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the pertinent information about the accident that will need to be given to the EMS dispatcher.
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your name how the victims are being helped who is involved in the emergency what happened where the emergency is located
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the cessation of the pumping of the heart
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cardiac arrest
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the death of part of the heart muscle
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heart attack
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an unplanned event that usually results in injury or loss
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accident
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a sudden and temporary lack of blood flow to the brain caused by clot or blockage in an artery
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stroke
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slurred speech, confusion, and numbness
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stroke symptoms
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nausea, persistent chest pain, and irregular pulse rate
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heart attack symptoms
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a life-threatening condition brought on by a serious injury or illness
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shock
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medication, pesticides, and household cleaners
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ingested poisons
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car exhaust, household cleaners, and chlorine fumes
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inhaled poisons
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poison ivy, poison sumac, battery acid, and lawn fertilizers
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absorbed poisons
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spider and snake venom
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injected poisons
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characterized by damage to the epidermis and the dermis.
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2nd degree burns
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only cause redness, minor pain, and swelling.
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1st degree burns
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run cool water over the burned area, pat the area dry, and then cover it with a sterile bandage.
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minor burns
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should be flushed with cool water until EMS arrives.
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chemical burns
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if a person is bitten by a snake or shows signs of an allergic reaction to a bee sting.
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call EMS
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shivering, confusion, numbness, slow pulse, apathy, and loss of coordination.
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hypothermia
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white or grayish skin, blisters, and numbness.
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moderate to sever frostbite
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If someone is suffering from frostbite, submerge the affected area in
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warm water and do not rub the area
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Which of the following are ways to help a victim of hypothermia warm up gradually?
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Cover the victim with a blanket. Put warm dry clothes on the victim. Give the victim warm liquids if he is conscious.
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pale, moist skin, heavy sweating, and dizziness.
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heat exhaustion
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hot, flushed skin and diminished sweating.
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heat stroke
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Who is especially susceptible to injuries due to extreme temperature?
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Both B and C ( the young and the elderly)
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If someone is suffering from frostbite, submerge the affected area in ? water until unfrozen; ? the area
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warm, do not rub
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Signs of moderate to severe ? include white or grayish skin, blisters, and numbness
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frostbite
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The initial signs of ? might include shivering, confusion, numbness, slow pulse, apathy, and loss of coordination
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hypothermia
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Which of the following are ways to help a victim of hypothermia warm up gradually?
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Cover the victim with a blanket and put warm dry clothes on the victim
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The signs of ? might include pale, moist skin, heavy sweating, and dizziness
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heat exhaustion
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Click on the box to indicate the correct order of procedures to deal with a heat related illness (1-6)
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1. Get the victim out of the heat 2. Remove sweat-saturated clothes 3. Cover the victims body with cool, damp sheets 4. Fan the victims body 5. Call EMS
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? are often the initial sign of a heat-related emergency
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Heat cramps
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Heat stroke can lead to brain damage, or even death
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true
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The signs of ? include hot, flushed skin, and diminished sweating
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heat stroke
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Victims who are bleeding do not need special treatment
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False
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A small piece of skin that is cut and almost falling off would be classified as a(n):
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avulsion
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Are caused by a scraping away of the skin’s surface and are susceptible to infection
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Bruises
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The main objective in caring for a cut is to
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stop the bleeding
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An amputation is categorized as a(n)
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avulsion
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To care for a minor external bleeding, clean the wound with soap and water before the bleeding has stopped
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True
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In order to preserve an amputated body part, you should:
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place it in a bucket of ice
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If you are at the scene of an accident and someone is suffering from severe bleeding, what should you do after calling the EMS?
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Keep the victim still and wait for EMS
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Which of the following injuries can be treated by applying direct pressure with a bandage or towel?
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a minor cut and a bruise
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If a shock victim is feeling cold, what is the best thing to do for him?
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cover him with a blanket
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Which of the following injuries will cause someone to go into shock?
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dismemberment
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In order to to keep a victim of severe internal bleeding from going into shock, keep him from moving until EMS arrives
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False
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Which of the following actions will help a shock victims circulation?
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elevating the feet
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Safety is ultimately a matter of God’s sovereignty because
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the bible tells us God rules over all events.
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Safety is our responsibility because
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we are entrusted with the care of God’s creation.
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It is important to know first aid because
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as Christians we should be prepared to help those in need.
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The most important thing to do in an emergency is
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stay calm.
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To help prevent falls in a bathtub or shower you should
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install grab bars and rubber mats.
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Using electrical tools or small appliances while your hands are wet could lead to
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electrocution.
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During a tornado you should seek shelter in a
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basement.
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Flammable materials should be stored
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away from sources of extreme heat.
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Swimming near a strong current could cause you to
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drown.
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Diving into a shallow body of water, or water with underwater obstructions could lead to
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head, neck or back injury.
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The Good Samaritan laws are meant to encourage
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bystanders to help accident victims.
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To treat a severe or minor wound
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apply direct pressure with a bandage or towel.
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To keep a victim of severe internal bleeding from going into shock
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have them lie down and keep warm until EMS arrives.
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If someone has suffered a neck, back or head injury
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have them lie down until EMS arrives.
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A fracture is
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a broken, chipped or cracked bone.
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An incision is
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a cut made with a smooth edge that can cause injury to muscles, nerves and other tissues.
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Safety is
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the freedom from the occurrence of accidents.
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Luck
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attributes the outcome of future events to an unpredictable and unwilled force.
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Heart Attack
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the death of part of the heart muscle.
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Accidents
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unplanned events that usually result in injury or loss.
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Stroke
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the sudden and temporary lack of blood flow to the brain caused by clot or blockage in an artery.
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Shock
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is a life-threatening condition brought on by a serious injury or illness.
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When lightening begins to strike
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seek shelter in a building that is grounded.
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Guns should be treated
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as if they are loaded.
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Minor burns should be treated by
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running cool water over the burned area, pat dry and cover with a sterile bandage.
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Chemical burns should be treated by
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flushing with cool water until EMS arrives.
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Emergency procedure sequence number 1
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Check the scene for hazardous conditions.
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Emergency procedure sequence number 2
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check vital signs of the victim.
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Emergency procedure sequence number 3
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call EMS with information about the accident.
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Emergency procedure sequence number 4
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Administer first aid.
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All medications
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should be kept in a locked cabinet.
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The major cause of drowning is
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not wearing a proper flotation device.
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Defensive driving is
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allowing yourself enough space to react to the actions of other drivers.
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When evacuating a burning building
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do not open doors that are hot.
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To prevent fire caused by a grease spill
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throw baking soda on the source of the fire.
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If someone is suffering from frostbite
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submerge the affected area in warm water until unfrozen.
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A victim of hypothermia should be warmed up
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gradually
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Heat exhaustion
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include pale, moist skin, heavy sweating and dizziness
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Signs of heat stroke
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include hot, flushed skin and diminished sweating.
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Injuries and accidents can be prevented during recreational water activities by:
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Being responsible
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The safest way to test for strong currents is to:
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watch the movement of a stick or a leaf on the water
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The best way to prevent boating accidents is to:
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obey all the rules of boating
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A major cause of drowning in boating mishaps is:
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overloading the boat
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A life jacket is designed to:
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keep you head above water
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To keep your boat in good condition
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check all mechanical and structural components regularly
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Overloading a boat could cause it to capsize or sink
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true
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To prevent drowning, always swim alone
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false
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When you are swimming and you notice weather patterns are changing, you should:
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get out of the water as soon as possible
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The best time to go swimming is,
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when you are feeling rested and energetic
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What is the safest way to enter a body of water?
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Enter with your feet first

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