INDEED: It is often thought that someone called the ambulance at the scene, especially in case the scene of the accident was crowded, and everyone is focused on helping the survivor with the idea that 'someone else has already called'. However, the ambulance may not have been called! Therefore, make sure that the emergency room is called, and if you are calling, make sure to calmly briefly describe the incident and give an understandable understanding of when and where, how many people have been affected, etc.
INDEED: In epilepsy (Sara) seizures, trying to open the mouth of the person who has a seizure or smelling sharp smells such as onions to sober up, trying to open their hands are among the most common mistakes. It is necessary to avoid this type of behavior. Instead, the head area should be kept safe to minimise self-harm, and the contractions should be expected to pass and an ambulance should be called immediately.
INDEED: Sunburn usually occurs as a case of first-degree burns. In such cases, it is necessary to cool the burning area in case of burns. Substances such as yogurt, tomato paste and toothpaste, which are widely applied among the public to cool the burning area, can cause infection. Therefore, instead of applying such substances, keep the burning area under running tap water for at least 15 minutes. In case of second and third degree burns, never burst the water bubbles in the burning area and contact the hospital.
INDEED: Cutting and bleeding the area stung in insect stings, sucking blood and spitting is not beneficial, but it can also lead to infection to the person performing the application. Instead, you can use the that area should be cleaned with water and soap, cold application should be performed, it should be taken below the heart level and the hospital should be applied by applying a tight bandage to the bitten area.
INDEED: Dr. Behic Berk Swan, Director of Mobile Operations at Acıbadem, said, "In cases of respiratory distress, fainting and loss of consciousness, the oral cavity of the patients should be checked, if there is a foreign body in the mouth, it should be removed and the person should be given a head-jaw position. Head-jaw position; it is a position given by pushing one hand to the patient's forehead and pushing the chin from the bottom with two fingers of the other. It prevents the tongue from escaping backwards and blocking the airway. However, in often unconscious first aid applications, the patient may be more comfortable, and situations can be raised with a pillow or any elevation from the bottom and lead to airway closure."
INDEED: In cases of fainting, slapping the person, sprinkling water on his face, laying only on his back without any position is among the most common mistakes made. However, after a consciousness check is carried out for people who faint, the feet should be lifted into the air at least 30 cm and the patient's head should be held sideways. An ambulance should be called if necessary.
INDEED: It is especially risky to uncontrollably remove foreign objects that are lodged in the eye or body. In such cases, sinking foreign objects should never be moved and an ambulance should be called immediately. Foreign bodies should be removed in hospital environment. Otherwise, it can lead to permanent disabilities or even death.
INDEED: Rubbing the freezing area with snow or ice in freezing or cold burns is extremely wrong as it will negatively affect circulation in the freezing area! In case of freezing, it is necessary to take the person affected by the cold somewhere at room temperature, take them out if the clothes are wet, put them in dry clothes, give warm drinks. If there is a formation of buules (water collections) in the freezing area, do not blow up the formations, ensure that the person is transported to the hospital.
INDEED: Forcing a person to vomit, especially in chemical poisoning, can damage the food or windpipe as it will expose the person to the chemical again. In such cases, the person should never be vomited, forced to vomit. In cases such as food poisoning; the substance or food that causes poisoning should be questioned, making sure that vomiting is safe. If necessary, you should call an ambulance and call the 114 Poison Hotline for information.
INDEED: Dr. Behic Berk Swan, Director of Mobile Operations at Acıbadem, said, "Especially in the case of people trapped in the vehicle in a traffic accident, it is very common for the injured person to be removed from the vehicle without waiting for professional teams by the locals. However, such interventions can cause spinal cord damage and even permanent disabilities. Therefore, professional teams (ambulance-fire brigade) should be expected. In cases of non-vehicle accidents, the patient should move minimally and, if possible, not to move. In such cases, it is also a condition that causes spinal cord damage when the injured person is transported to another place in a crow pump before professional teams arrive. In case of accidents, it will be enough to ensure environmental safety, prevent additional accidents and carry out consciousness and breath control with intervals of 5-7 minutes."
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