SLSA Senior first aid workbook questions Page 14

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List three signs of symptoms of poisoning? Page 113
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Pale cool, clammy skin Rapid weak pulse Nausea and or vomiting Headache stomach pain or cramp Drowsy Difficulty breathing
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If possible you should always seek advice from the Poisons Information Centre. True or False? Page 114
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True
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You are watching the Sydney to Surf race, when you see a runner who is staggering across the road. You go to help and notice she is hot, sweaty and confused. The casualty wishes to continue the race. State your management of this casualty? Page 107
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Heat exhaustion Lie down, Rest Cool down Cool drink after nausea Seek medical advice People Do NOT SWEAT DURING HEAT STROKE
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Heat stroke is a life threatening condition. True or False? Page 108
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True
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When re-warming a casualty vigorously rub the affected area. True or False? Pages 108- 109
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False
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It is a cold winter day in the snow fields. You find a person sitting on the snow complaining of numb fingers and cold feet. State your management of this casualty? Page 108
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Exposure to cold Slowly warm , add clothing, body heat Change wet clothing Give warm drinks if conscious
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You find a teenager submerged in one metre of water in a backyard swimming pool. The casualty was last seen 10 minutes ago. State your management of this casualty? Page 86
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Drowning Call 000 Find floatation device seek assistance and enter water Bring casualty to surface Check airways and apply rescue breathes if possible. Remove casualty from water Commence CPR Place in Recovery position Check for, Hypothermia and spinal injury
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After a near drowning experience it is not essential that the casualty seek medical advice. True or False?Page 86
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False
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Drowning casualties often have hypothermia. True or False? Page 86
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True
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You are called to help a person in a park that says some kind of snake bit her on the leg. You see two puncture marks on her leg. State your management of this casualty? Page 59
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Apply (PIB) Pressure Immobilisation Bandage Starting at the bite site Apply a second bandage winding up from the limb from the fingers or toes Immobilise limb and splint Apply pressure to bite site DO NOT wash, elevate or try to catch the snake DO identify the snake if possible Ensure safety reassure and rest casualty Call emergency services
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List three bites or stings that require the application of a cold pack or compress? Pages 60, 62, 63
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Redback spider Bee Sting Fire ants
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State what you should avoid doing during the treatment of a tick bite. Page 61
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Avoid squeezing the tick
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Unlike a bee a European wasp can sting multiple times. True or False ? Page 61
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True
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vinegar is the treatment for a blue bottle sting. True or False? Page 66
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False
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State the treatment for reducing the pain in a fire ant bite? Page 63
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Apply a cold compress

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