Many deaths and impact
of injuries can be prevented with First Aid if causalities
are treated immediately.
First aid is the initial care given
to an injured person. Mostly, this timely care prior to
the arrival of the medical help means the difference between
life and death.
It must start immediately when the injury
or illness occurs and continue until medical help arrives
or the casualty recovers.
The basic aims of first aid are:
- To save life
- To protect the casualty from getting more harm
- To reduce pain and Priorities of Casualty Treatment