Learning Outcomes

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

  • Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold.
  • Describe how to stop external bleeding following an injury and how to assess a person for internal bleeding.
  • Identify different types of fractures and explain how to immobilise a fractured limb for transport to a health facility.
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of head and spinal injuries and how to immobilise a person with such an injury for transport to a health facility.
  • List the common causes and degrees of burns injuries and describe the first aid you should give for a burn.
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