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First Aid #3

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1. ______ container, used to put in needles etc. for safe disposal. (6)
4. Organ that pumps blood around the body. (5)
5. Acronym: Used to determine the level of response for a casualty. (4)
8. Acronym: Used on an unconscious casualty that is not breathing and has no signs of life. (3)
11. These carry blood back to the heart. (5)
12. Fluid that can be used to protect a tooth whilst travelling to a dentist. (4)
14. The number of minutes between the recording of the casualties vital signs. (3)
15. Severe headache. (8)
16. Useful for reducing pain and swelling for a sprain. (3)
17. The flow of blood can be restricted if a bandage is too _____. (5)
20. The colour of a first aid kit. (5)
21. Acronym: Device that provides an electrical current to correct the patients heart rhythm. (3)
22. Caused by very hot liquid coming into contact with the skin. (5)
23. Colour of bag used for clinical waste. (6)
25. Overstretching or tearing of a ligament. (6)
26. This knot is suitable for the tying of bandages and slings (4)
27. The first thing to check for when finding a casualty. (6)
2. This acronym indicates the priorities when dealing with a life threatening condition. (3)
3. A condition where the patient may have pale, cold and clammy skin. (5)
6. Liquid that can be used to incapacitate the stinging cells from jellyfish. (7)
7. If a casualty is wearing one of these then it should not be removed unless the airway is in danger. (6)
9. The speed at which something happens (e.g. breathing). (4)
10. The rate at which chest compressions should be performed per minute. (7)
12. Brain cells are unable to survive for more than a few _______ without a supply of oxygen. (7)
13. Liquid used in the treatment of burns. (5)
16. Often used by asthma sufferers in the event of an attack. (7)
18. A wound caused by a sharp implement such as a knife or glass. (7)
19. This element constitutes 21% of all the air we breath in. (6)
20. Wearing these reduces the risk of cross infection from body fluids. (6)
24. Acronym: Treatment for a strain, sprain or bruising. (4)

Solution for First Aid Feb 2005 - 1 Crossword

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