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Trauma First Aid

Trauma, or a traumatic injury, is a sudden and severe Injury that requires immediate medical attention. This first aid training covers identifying a traumatic injury, what the injury is, and how to properly treat the injury in a way that does not cause further harm. Evey injury covered will require professional medical attention.

 

First Aid: Trauma - Knee Dislocation

First Aid: Learn The Symptoms Of A Knee Dislocation And How To Treat It

Knee dislocations are very serious injuries. And unfortunately, they’re more common in athletes than in any other person. But what a lot of people don’t realize (athletes included) is that there’s actually more than one type of knee dislocation. And it’s important that you know which one you’re dealing with before attempting any form of first aid. Below, you’ll find an overview of the two different types of knee...
First Aid: Trauma - Hands

First Aid: How To Identify & Treat Hand Injuries From Riding

Regardless of if you’re male or female, your hands (wrists included) are one of the most fragile parts of your anatomy. Among people under the age of 75, hand injury, including wrist fractures are the most common type of fracture, with finger fractures close on its heels. However, there is a bit of good news (if you’re a “glass half-full” type of person). Hand injuries are very seldom life threatening, and can be treated on the spot until medical...
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First Aid: How To Tell If Someone Is Going Into Shock And What To...

How To Tell If Someone Is Going Into Shock And What To Do About It - I can’t think of too many things that are more frightening and nerve-wrecking than seeing someone go into shock. That’s probably because you must act immediately once you notice the first set of symptoms. There’s no time to think. You have to act… fast! Almost like you’re on autopilot. But it’s difficult to do that if you’re not sure what to look for or how to properly treat it. Shock can...
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First Aid: Learn How To Identify Different Types Of Bone Fractures

There are three injuries that are common among athletes – strains, sprains, and fractures. And among those three, fractures are the most serious. Fractures come in a variety of different shapes, types, and sizes. Also, they can occur at just about any location on your body (where bones are present). At first sight, that can make proper treatment of a fracture a bit intimidating. The good news is that almost all fractures can be treated the same...
First Aid: Trauma Neck

First Aid: Learn How To SAFELY Treat Neck Injuries On The Track & Trail

The three most common types of neck injuries are strains, sprains, and fractures. Of these three types, neck strains and sprains are the most common due to the neck’s soft tissue taking the brunt of the damage on a majority of neck injuries. The bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and nerve endings in your neck all work together. What this means is that if one of these areas gets damaged, it’s very likely that another area is, or will become, injured, also...