first aid: Fainting
Symptoms: Unconsciousness, paleness, rapid pulse, coldness of the skin, sweating. Treatment: Leave victim lying down, loosen clothing, roll victim to the side and wipe out mouth in the event of vomiting.
- Asphyxia and Obstruction of Air Passages
- Bites and Stings
- Drowning and Near-Drowning
- Foreign Body in the Eye
- Fractures and Joint Injuries
- Heat Exhaustion
- Severe Bleeding
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