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Special Event First-Aid: What we Attend to

 

Here is a list with some of the medical emergencies we will be able to attend to:


Non Life-threatening


We will be able to provide first-aid for the following non life-threatening situations: Images of CFAT event first-aid team

  • Bleeds (e.g. Nose)
  • Wounds (e.g. bruises, cuts, scrapes, etc.)
  • Burns (1st degree Sun, etc.)
  • Heat Exhaustion
  • Muscle strains
  • Ankle sprains, etc.
  • Eye injuries (i.e. dust, sand in the eye)
  • Fainting
  • Assisting w/ medications
  • Diabetes (assisting w/ medications or administering sugar)
  • Asthma assisting with puffers and aero chambers (asthmatics) and more

Life-threatening

We will be able to provide first-aid for the following life-threatening situations until EMS arrives:

  • Severe bleeds (e.g. nose)
  • Heat Stroke
  • Severe Allergies - Anaphylaxis (Epipen or Twinject Administration)
  • Shock (i.e. for any reason)
  • Unconsciousness (i.e. for any reason)
  • Artificial Respiration (AR) until EMS arrives
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) until EMS arrives
  • Bone injuries (e.g. fractures) - Immobilize until EMS arrives
  • Head injuries Immobilize until EMS arrives
  • Chest injuries (e.g. difficulty breathing will use Oxygen until EMS arrives)
  • Assisting w/ medications (e.g. nitroglycerine, etc.)
  • Diabetes (assisting w/ medications or administering sugar)
  • Asthma assisting with puffers and aero-chambers (severe asthmatics)
  • Convulsions (e.g. Epilepsy, head injuries, heat stroke, etc.) until EMS arrives
  • Burns (2nd, 3rd degree burns e.g. "road rash") and more...