Before Help Arrives

Before Help Arrives

Streaming Video - 2010
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This program is designed to show people without health care training how best to respond to an emergency before Emergency Medical Services arrives. The video covers the use of gloves and other barriers to prevent disease transmission; checking an accident victim for an open airway, breathing, and circulation; clearing an obstructed airway; controlling bleeding and managing shock; dealing with spinal injuries; identifying broken bones and poisoning; responding to a heart attack, a seizure, an asthma attack, and diabetic emergencies; and treating burns, eye injuries, insect stings and bites, and heat- and cold-related injuries. The value of learning CPR is emphasized.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2001.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (24 min.) : sd., col., digital file.


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