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First Aid #2

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3. Survey to identify all the injuries a casualty may have, by working your way around the body. (4-2-3)
5. Caused by very hot liquid coming into contact with the skin. (5)
6. An overstretched muscle which may be partially torn. (6)
7. There is a risk that this may become blocked in an unconscious casualty. (6)
8. Details of a casualty's condition that you can see. (5)
9. Acronym: Used on an unconscious casualty that is not breathing and has no signs of life. (3)
10. The speed at which something happens (e.g. breathing). (4)
12. Fluid that can be used to protect a tooth whilst travelling to a dentist. (4)
14. The flow of blood can be restricted if a bandage is too _____. (5)
15. If a casualty is wearing one of these then it should not be removed unless the airway is in danger. (6)
18. The system of nerves cells, fibres and the brain that receives and analyses information from around the body. (7)
22. Often used in the treatment of hyperventilation. (5,3)
28. Situation. (8)
30. Brain cells are unable to survive for more than a few _______ without a supply of oxygen. (7)
31. _________ sling. Used to hold the forearm and hand in a raised position. (9)
32. The first thing to check for when finding a casualty. (6)
34. A wound caused by a sharp implement such as a knife or glass. (7)
36. This knot is suitable for the tying of bandages and slings (4)
37. Heart condition caused by the narrowing of arteries supplying blood to the heart. (6)
39. These carry blood back to the heart. (5)
41. (Workplace) Regulations for dealing with serious accidents or dangerous occurences in the workplace. (6)
42. Severe headache. (8)
1. If someone is suffering from shock it is important to wrap them in this. (6)
2. Liquid used in the treatment of burns. (5)
3. Organ that pumps blood around the body. (5)
4. This element constitutes 21% of all the air we breath in. (6)
7. Used to hold the forearm in a horizontal position. (3,5)
8. A condition where the patient may have pale, cold and clammy skin. (5)
11. A medical condition where the sufferer finds it hard to breath out. (6)
13. This should not be used when taking a pulse. (5)
16. Useful for reducing pain and swelling for a sprain. (3)
17. This condition can sometimes be mistaken for shock, however this is a temporary condition. (5)
19. Acronym: Treatment for a strain, sprain or bruising. (4)
20. Important bone structure made up of 33 vertebrae. (5)
21. Sudden, painful spasm in one or more muscles. (5)
22. A dangerous substance that can enter the body through: swallowing, inhalation or absorption. (6)
23. Ambulance attendant with advanced skills. (9)
24. This should be done to the legs for someone suffering from shock. (5)
25. This acronym indicates the priorities when dealing with a life threatening condition. (3)
26. Used to support injured limbs. (7)
27. Caused by a blood clot, or ruptured artery in the brain. (6)
29. Acronym: The important steps when dealing with a casualty. (5)
33. Attack of severe breathing difficulty in very young children. (5)
35. People that have had their voice box removed breath through this. (5)
37. Acronym: Device that provides an electrical current to correct the patients heart rhythm. (3)
38. Acronym: Used to determine the level of response for a casualty. (4)
40. The number of minutes between the recording of the casualties vital signs. (3)

Solution for First Aid Feb 2005 - 2 Crossword

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