Friday, 11 July 2014

First Aid.

What is first Aid

Simple emergency medical care procedures intended for lay rescuers to perform before emergency medical professionals are available. May refer to emergency medical providers, such as ambulance and other first responders.

First responder:

Definition: There are two meanings for first responder:
  1. The first person to arrive at an emergency scene. Often, first responder is used as a general term for all emergency service personnel who are expected to respond to medical emergencies or large-scale disasters.
  2. A public safety official -- such as a police officer or firefighter -- certified to provide basic life support skills similar to an EMT. When referring to a certified First Responder, the term is capitalized.


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