NKO Basic first aid

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When performing first aid, which of the following are maintained as the primary objectives ?
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airway, breathing , & circulation
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Your Victim’s type and seriousness of injury or illness is yet to be determined. He is bleeding around the mouth and is semi-conscious. How should you position the victim
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On their back with head lower than their feet and then turned on their side
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When is it appropriate to touch a wound with your bare hand?
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To stop bleeding and no sterile dressing is available
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You come upon a confused sailor who is sitting on the desk. His face is pale, his pupils are dilated, and he is breathing irregularly and has a weak pulse. You determine the victim is suffering from shock. What first aid treatment do you provide?
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lay the victim down with their feet and legs positioned higher than their head
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Heat Exhaustion
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Moist Skin, If conscious give half of glass if cool water every 15 min, Apply cool, wet cloth, Pale skin, Below normal-body temp.
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Heat Stroke
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Constructed Pupils, Reduce body heat immediately douse in cold water/ apply cold wet towels, Dry skin, Lay on back slightly elevated head and shoulders, Very high body temp.
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You finish physical training on deck and drink three liters of ice cold water. You begin experiencing pain in your leg muscles. You are experiencing which type of heat exposure injury
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Heat Cramps
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You are working in the boiler room and the machinist mate next to you complains of having a headache, feeling nauseous, dizzy, and weak. how do you determine he is suffering from heat exhaustion and not heat stroke
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Pupils are dilated, Skin appears pale and moist
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What is the mortality rate for heat stroke?
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20%
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What is the progression that heat related injuries can follow from least severe to most severe?
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Heat Cramps, Heat Exhaustion, & Heat Stroke
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What is the first aid treatment for a victim suffering symptoms of heat stroke?
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Rapidly reduce victim’s body heat by dousing cold water on victim or applying cold wet towels
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Battery acid splashes into your shipmates eyes. For how long, should you flush with large amounts of water of sterile saline solution ?
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5-10 Min
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Sunburn is the most common type of which classification or burn?
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First Degree Burn
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STEP 1
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Properly position Victim
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STEP 2
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Seal the wound with hand or available material
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STEP 3
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Firmly tape all but one side of material over the wound
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STEP 4
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treat victim for shock
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STEP 5
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Do not give food or water
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STEP 6
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request medical assistance

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