Basic First Aid in Cruise lines
Signs and Symptoms of Severe Allergic Reactions:
Swelling from the infected area, mouth, throat or face.
The skin will turn into red or an itchy rash on the skin.
Problem with breathing which is same as asthma attack.
First Aid Tips To follow:
Help the patient to take a medicine which is prescribed for severe allergic reaction.
Make the patient lie down if they are not well in taking breathe.
If he is unable to take breathe, let him lie down and start CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation).
If the allergy affected area is exposed to chemicals, wash the area carefully with water.
Call the ambulance if the condition of the patient is not improving.
Asthma will be occurred if the breathing passes narrow. This is due to the chest pain in some cases asthma is also caused due to dust, fur, smoke and fog.
Signs and Symptoms of Asthma:
Unable to take breathe properly and difficulty in speaking.
Getting a whistle sound while breathing.
First Aid Tips to Follow:
Let the patient to sit in a comfortable position.
Supply him/her regular asthma medicine which was prescribed by the doctor.
Call the ambulance if the condition of the patient is not increased.
Burns will mostly caused by heat, chemicals and extreme cold. Burns results in skin loss and tissues damage.
First Aid Tips to follow:
You should help the patient if he is not in the serious condition i.e. if it is not a third degree burns.
Flood the burnt area with water for at least 20 minutes. It's not safe to use ice. First aid gel should be applied gently at...