How to include an EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS PRACTICE in your Pathology Prevention plans. 

   There are times that the Health Guardian will be the first responder to various levels of emergencies. First Aid procedures published within these posts should enable you to respond efficiently in the event of an emergency. A medical emergency may require immediate medical attention to prevent permanent disability or death. Some of the most critical and visible health problems in the United States today are catastrophic accidents and illnesses.

   Too often those who are first presented with this type of situation are not trained to give proper care. You most likely will be the first person on the scene. With proper training, the right knowledge, and with practical skills, you can initiate life-saving procedures such as airway and respiratory (CPR), bleeding control, special care for wounds of the head, chest, and abdomen, stabilization of spinal injuries, and splinting fractures.