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Shock, Wounds, Bleeding and Burns

Shock, Wounds, Bleeding and Burns

A burn should be immersed or placed under cold water for at least

5 minutes
10 minutes
15 minutes
20 minutes

Shock is the body's response to

Blood loss
Emotional distress
Severe allergic reaction
All of the above

The recognition of shock includes

Slow, deep breathes
Slow, strong pulse
Pale, clammy skin
Flushed, dry skin

The treatment of shock includes

Heat the casualty
Keep the casualty upright
Lay them down with the head raised
Lay them down with feet raised

To treat a bleed

Examine wound and apply a loose dressing
Raise wound and apply a loose dressing
Keep wound low for accessibility and apply dressing
Examine wound and apply a firm dressing

If a dressing doesn't control the bleeding

Take it off and try again
Apply as many dressings as you have
Apply up to a maximum of two dressings
Apply a tourniquet

Which of these does NOT describe an arterial bleed

A 'spurt' in time with the heartbeat
Rapid and life-threatening
A 'trickle' of blood
'Bright red' blood

A chemical burn should be placed under running water for at least

5 minutes
10 minutes
15 minutes
20 minutes

After cooling, a burn should be treated by

Covering with a loose, secure dressing
Covering with a tight dressing
Leaving uncovered
Covering with an antiseptic cream then dressed

When dealing with a chemical burn what health and safety legislation requires the employer to provide information for the correct treatment

First Aid regulations
Management regulations
COSHH
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