Learning Outcomes

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

  • Define and use correctly all of the key terms printed in bold.
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of appendicitis and intestinal obstruction, and explain how to give life-supportive care for these emergency conditions.
  • List the routes of entry of poison into the body, describe the signs and symptoms of poisoning, and explain how to give life-supportive care to someone who is poisoned.
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of choking and explain how to give life-supportive care to someone who is choking.
  •  Outline how to give emergency life-supportive care, using the ABCDE-T approach.
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