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2 Slide No. 1 Circulation Shock Internal Bleeding Heart Disorders Aanaphylactic Shock Fainting

3 Slide No. 2 Causes of Shock Acute Heart Attacks Acute Abdominal Emergencies Severe Bleeding Loss of Serum Loss of Body Fluids Severe Pain

4 Slide No. 3 Shock Recognition Skin will feel cold and clammy Beads of sweat Will feel weak, faint and giddy May feel sick May be sick Thirsty Breathing shallow and increased Pulse - rapid and weak May go unconscious

5 Slide No. 4 SHOCK TREATMENT Treat the cause if you can Lay the casualty down Undo clothing: neck, chest & waist Turn the head low and to one side Elevate casualty’s legs if injuries allow Blanket UNDER is preferred to blanket OVER

6 Slide No. 5 ALLOW THE CASUALTY TO SMOKE SHOCK DO NOT GIVE ANYTHING BY THE MOUTH LEAVE THE CASUALTY PANIC IN FRONT OF THE CASUALTY USE HOT WATER BOTTLES MOVE UNNECESSARY

7 Slide No. 6 INTERNAL BLEEDING AIRWAYBREATHINGCIRCULATION Treat the cause if you can Call an Emergency Services Monitor and record pulse and breathing Collect a sample of blood if possible for the hospital

8 Slide No. 7 Internal Bleeding Recognition Features Skin will feel cold and clammy Beads of sweat Will feel weak, faint and giddy May feel sick May be sick Thirsty Breathing shallow and increased Pulse - rapid and weak May go unconscious

9 Slide No. 8 Internal Bleeding TREATMENT POSITION Treat the cause if you can Lay the casualty down Undo clothing: neck, chest & waist Turn the head low and to one side Elevate casualty’s legs if injuries allow Blanket UNDER is preferred to blanket OVER

10 Slide No. 9 Bleeding from the Vagina Action Reassure and make casualty comfortable Observe and treat for shock Provide sanitary pad or clean towel Position – seated, knees bent and supported Ensure privacy Call emergency services if necessary

11 Slide No. 10 Heart Disorders - Angina Ease the strain on the heart to get the patient through the attack Sit the casualty down, knees flexed and supported Help the casualty to take their medication (Tablets, spray or patch) Pain should ease with rest and medication If the pain persists call an ambulance

12 Slide No. 11 Heart Disorders – Heart Attack Ease the strain on the heart to get the patient through the attack Sit the casualty down, knees flexed and supported

13 Slide No. 12 Heart Disorders – Heart Attack If the Casualty has their own Aspirin you can assist them to take this – must be chewed slowly. On no account must you dispense medication. Get ambulance NOW!

14 Slide No. 13 Anaphylactic Shock CAUSES An injection of a particular drug Eating of some foods A sting from an insect or plant

15 Slide No. 14 Recognition Features of Anaphylactic Shock Response Airways Breathing Circulation May be alert, start to deteriorate, become unconscious May become swollen and obstructed May be wheezing, gasping and may stop breathing Rapid pulse but may stop

16 Slide No. 15 Recognition Features Of Anaphylactic Shock Other Recognition Features Tightness in the chest Red skin patches Swelling of the face, neck and the airway

17 Slide No. 16 Anaphylactic Shock AIMUrgent Hospital Treatment ACTIONEliminate Danger MONITORAirways, Breathing & Circulation GET HELPAmbulance Position: (if conscious) Sit with knees flexed and supported to ease the casualties breathing (if the casualty has their own medication [epipen] assist them in taking this)

18 Slide No. 17 Anaphylactic Shock - continued If Unconscious place in the recovery position

19 Slide No. 18 Diagnosis for a Faint A big clue when diagnosing a faint is the pulse the pulse will be slow at first OTHER FEATURES Pale face Cold and clammy skin Beads of sweat May feel sick

20 Slide No. 19 Fainting Treatment position Aim: To improve the blood flow to the brain HOW? Lay the casualty down Elevate the legs - if there is no injures to them Loosen clothing When consciousness returns sit up slowly Sips of cold water may help If consciousness does not come back quickly it is probably more than a faint (GET HELP)

21 Slide No. 20 Fainting Treatment Position Actual faintPotential faint


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