How To Deal With Sprains And Breaks First Aid Part III |episode 164

How To Deal With Sprains And Breaks First Aid Part III |episode 164

 

How To Deal With Sprains And Breaks First Aid Part III |episode 164
How To Deal With Sprains And Breaks First Aid Part III |episode 164

 

How To Deal With Sprains And Breaks First Aid Part III |episode 164

 

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This week I cover part 3 of the First Aid series. This time it’s all about sprains and breaks.  How to treat both with your first aid kit and your knowledge. 

 

Signs of a fracture

  •  Pain at the affected area. 
  •  The area may or may not be deformed. 
  •  The victim is unable to place weight on the area without experiencing pain.  
  • A grating sensation or sound may be present during any motion of the injured area.

 

 

Topics

Sprains

  • RICE rest, ice, compression, and elevation.
  • Ace bandages
  • Instant Ice packs
  • Good boots
  • Rest or Ruck

Breaks

  • Compound (Open) Or Simple (Closed)
  • Signs Of A Fracture
  • If In doubt treat as a fracture
  • For a Compound fracture treat the wound first
  • Sam Splints for smaller breaks
  • Larger breaks make a splint from trees
  • Triangle Bandages

Dislocations

 

Links

Sam Splint

Triangle Bandage

Instant Ice Packs

 

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