First Aid: Adults

By Sarah Zientek

External Bleeding

1 Cover Wound

2 Apply Pressure Until Bleeding Stops

3 Cover Dressing with Bandage

4 Apply pressure and if bleeding doesn't stop call 911

Stroke

Think F.A.S.T.

Face

Arm

Speech

Time- Call 911 if you notice any symptoms

Head Neck or Spine Injuries

1 Call 911

2 Minimize Movement

3 Stabilize

Poisoning

Call 911 or Poison Control Hotline

Follow all Advice Given

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Burns

1 Remove from source of burn

2 Cool burn- cold running water

3 Cover loosely with sterile dressing

4 If it is really bad- Call 911