Three Life Saving Conditions

First aid ultimate goal is saving life. A first aid kit contains all the tools needed in an emergency. First aid is important from indoors to outdoors activities. Because with this kit you can handle any emergency and not rattling in finding tools needed in that crucial time. Always being prepared counts the most.

Knowing first aid is not really difficult but very risky. There are three life saving conditions you should know in basic first aid. These are stopped bleeding, restore breathing and prevent shock.

Remember bleeding needs to be stopped. Loss of too much blood leads to death. To stop bleeding you need to put  pressure on the wound. You can also use a tourniquet, a device to stop bleeding but you must learn how to use this.

Breathing is an essential life function. These may lead also to death if one has shortness of breathing or stop breathing. CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) and the Heimlich maneuver are the basic first aid technique for breathing to be restored and in normal condition.

Shock is a body’s reaction to trauma. This may lead also to death if left untreated. Fainting is a form of shock brought about by sudden reduction of blood supply to the brain. The basic first aid is that keep the patient warm and covered, the legs must be elevated and maintaining clear breathing passage.

These are the basics of first aid in the three life saving conditions. Always remember to update your first aid kit. Check medicines’ expiration date and save contact in formations for emergencies.