FIRST AID IN RESPIRATORY DISORDERS
February 8, 2018
Correct acts of first aid will reduce the defect or suffering and even save the victim from death, but if the first aid act is not good it can worsen due to accidents and even death. The provision of assistance should be prompt and appropriate by using the facilities and infrastructure that exist at the scene.
Symptoms: a. Difficulty speaking and breathing (usually stop breathing)
b. Blue skin (cyanosis) and usually holds the neck
Purpose: Remove objects that clog up and restore breathing.
Action: # In adults
a. The victim is comforted and told to cough if conscious
b. Bend your body and hit your back
c. If you do not succeed in stomach cracking
d. If not successfully combine between keduannya
In child victims and infants, do back blows only if they do not succeed CPR.
Objective: Prevent and overcome lack of oxygen in the blood
Action: a. When lifting the victim’s head should be lower than the body, it aims to reduce the risk of inhaling water.
b. Lay the victim in a warm place (treat Hypothermia) and get ready for CPR
3. Inhaling the gas
Objectives: Restoring breathing
Action: a. Remove the victim from danger and bring the fresh air
b. Give oxygen if any
c. Set with the victim, check her breath, pulse, and reaction level every 10 minutes.
namely narrowing / respiratory disruption.
Symptoms: a. Shortness of breath, characterized by an elongated expiratory phase
b. The sound squeaked when inhaling
c. Tense and quick, the victim hard to talk to, much whispered
d. Skin is blue (cyanosis)
e. Decreased awareness (restless / rambunctious)
f. In severe attacks the effort to breathe can cause severe fatigue
g. The breathing muscles in the neck are prominent
Objective: Relieve respiration
Action: a. Calm the victim
b. Sit the patient leaning forward with the ½ sitting position and rest while holding on. Make sure the patient gets enough fresh air
c. Get the patient to control his breathing
d. Give oxygen (help) when needed
e. If the patient has a drug, tell him to use it / drink it