e. With a strain, a distinct gap at the site of the
The first aid that should be given to a victim
suspected of having a sprained or strained leg
includes treating all sprains as fractures until
ruled out by X-rays.
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One of the easiest ways to carry an unconscious
person is to use the firemans lift/carry.
When rescuing a person who has received an
electric shock, you should not touch the
victims body, wire, or any other object that
may conduct electricity.
You should carry a stretcher with the victims
feet first so the rear stretcher bearer can see
the victim for signs of breathing difficulty.
To transport an injured person from engine-room
spaces, a Neil Robertson stretcher is usually
Emergency rescue lines are used when an
injured person must be transported and no
other means is available.
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Personal hygiene is important for the following
a. Close living quarters
b. Well-being of the crew
c. Reduced chance of illness
d. Morale increase
The three most common dental conditions
caused by poor dental hygiene are
a. Tooth decay
b. Reddening of the gums
c. Gum and bone disease
To avoid dental problems, you should
a. Brush your teeth
b. Floss your teeth
c. Have dental checkups every 6 months
The two most common sexually transmitted
AIDS is spread through
a. Sexual contact
b. Needle sharing by drug users