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In this video, you will learn how to administer first aid to a person who is bleeding.
First Aid Techniques
1 - Apply pressure
Immediately apply direct pressure to the wound with clean gloves, using a plastic bag or a cloth in order to prevent any infection
2 - Lay the casualty on their back
Lay the casualty on their back in order to prevent them from going into shock.
If there is a foreign object in the wound, do not try to remove it because it could exacerbate the bleeding!
3 - Alert the emergency services
If you have to leave the casualty to call the emergency services, ask the casualty to apply pressure themselves.
If they are unable to do so: apply a pressure dressing with cloth and a wide tie then call the emergency services.
4 - Cover the casualty
Cover the casualty and monitor them until medical help arrives.