SD

 

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Drowning

 

AIM

  • TO drain out water (or other matter) from lungs
  • TO give artificial respiration.

DO’S

  • First-aider should act quickly
  • Remove seaweeds and mud from the nose and throat
  • Turn the victim face down with head to one side and arms stretched beyond his head.
  • Infants or children could be help upside down for a short period
  • Raise the middle part of the body with your hands round the belly
  • Remove wet clothing.
  • Cover with blankets, to keep the body warm
  • Carry out mouth to mouth artificial respiration
  • When victim becomes conscious, give hot drinks viz coffee or tea.
  • After doing the above, remove quickly to hospital as an emergency case

 

ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION
 
30x09 30x10 30x11 mouth-to-mouth artificial respiration Stage I mouth-to-mouth artificial respiration Stage I
DON’T’S

  1. Do not allow him to sit up, even if the victim becomes conscious
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