First aid: basic procedures for nurses
Denise Kindleysides First aid trainer/assessor
Nurses who encounter a road traffic accident or a person who has collapsed in the community often feel ill-prepared to assist. This article sketches a likely scenario and outlines the procedures to undertake if one of the following emergencies arose: care of the unconscious casualty; cardiac arrest; haemorrhage; chest pain; choking; and fractures.
Primary Health Care. 17, 8, 39-48. doi: 10.7748/phc2007.10.17.8.39.c4439Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review