These procedures can help save lives. During doomsday or any emergency, learning these procedures will help you out. Find out what they are and how to perform them. You won't regret it.
Carries and Drags
In any type of situation, whether it is an injury in a remote location, a mass casualty event, or if there is a need to relocate someone out of harm’s way, knowing good techniques can be be the difference between success and additional injuries to the rescuer(s). This is a skill that should be considered and practice ahead of time because to just “toughen up” and move someone is not practical, safe, or in some cases, even possible.
CPR is a buyer of time. Having said that, statistics also show that if someone’s heart stops beating and CPR begins immediately, the chances of survival increase dramatically.
This has practical uses every day. First and foremost, again, utilize PPE. The interesting thing about bleeding control, is for the majority of cuts or wounds, we instinctively do the right thing: direct pressure and elevation. In most instances, providing direct pressure on a wound and elevating it above the heart will control the bleeding.
Personal Protective Equipment “PPE”
While not a “procedure”, one thing you must always have available to you is personal protective equipment (PPE). Safety glasses are also a good idea. Your eyes provide a direct route into your bloodstream, as does your mouth, so consider keeping a surgical mask or two in your kit/bag/car/etc. Other things to consider are hearing protection, work gloves, sturdy footwear, a medical gown, and weather appropriate clothing.
Now that you know which procedures are the best to know during doomsday, you'll be a lot more prepared to handle just about anything. Remember to pass this information to along to everyone you know so more are prepared during the worst of times.
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