first aid

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first aid

n.
Emergency treatment that is given to an injured or sick person or animal, often by someone who does not have medical training.

first′-aid′ adj.

first aid

n
1. (Medicine)
a. immediate medical assistance given in an emergency
b. (as modifier): first-aid box.
2. (Commerce) (in Barbados) a small shop that sells domestic items after hours

first′ aid′


n.
treatment given before regular medical services can be obtained.
[1880–85]
first′-aid′, adj.
first′-aid′er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.first aid - emergency care given before regular medical aid can be obtainedfirst aid - emergency care given before regular medical aid can be obtained
care, tending, attention, aid - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
Translations
إِسْعافات الَأوَّلِيَّةمُساعَدَه أوَّلِيَّه
první pomoc
førstehjælp
ensiapu
prva pomoć
elsõsegély
hjálp í viîlögum, skyndihjálp
救急処置
응급 치료
prvá pomoc
prva pomoč
första hjälpen
การปฐมพยาบาลเบื้องต้น
sơ cứu

first aid

npronto soccorso

first

(fəːst) adjective, adverb
before all others in place, time or rank. the first person to arrive; The boy spoke first.
adverb
before doing anything else. `Shall we eat now?' `Wash your hands first!
noun
the person, animal etc that does something before any other person, animal etc. the first to arrive.
ˈfirstly adverb
in the first place. I have three reasons for not going – firstly, it's cold, secondly, I'm tired, and thirdly, I don't want to!
first aid adjective (etc) treatment of a wounded or sick person before the doctor's arrival: We should all learn first aid; ()
first-aid treatment.
ˈfirst-born adjective, noun
(one's) oldest (child).
ˌfirst-ˈclass adjective
1. of the best quality. a first-class hotel.
2. very good. This food is first-class!
3. (for) travelling in the best and most expensive part of the train, plane, ship etc. a first-class passenger ticket; (also adverb) She always travels first-class.
ˌfirst-ˈhand adjective, adverb
(of a story, description etc) obtained directly, not through various other people. a first-hand account; I heard the story first-hand.
ˌfirst-ˈrate adjective
of the best quality. She is a first-rate architect.
at first
at the beginning. At first I didn't like him.
at first hand
obtained etc directly. I was able to acquire information at first hand.
first and foremost
first of all.
first of all
to begin with; the most important thing is. First of all, let's clear up the mess; First of all, the scheme is impossible – secondly, we can't afford it.

first aid

إِسْعافات الَأوَّلِيَّة první pomoc førstehjælp Erste Hilfe πρώτες βοήθειες primeros auxilios ensiapu premiers secours prva pomoć pronto soccorso 救急処置 응급 치료 eerstehulpverlening førstehjelp pierwsza pomoc primeiros socorros первая помощь första hjälpen การปฐมพยาบาลเบื้องต้น ilk yardım sơ cứu 急救

first aid

n. primeros auxilios;
___ kitbotiquín de ___.
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They were taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital where they received medical attention for several hours.
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Summary: At one month old, San Diego Zoo's baby panda cub got some medical attention, getting a check-up on its health.
A woman also needed medical attention after she entered the water to try to help the youngster, who was already 75 metres out at sea.
Arbitrarily arrested in unknown detention, the Egyptian journalist Shima Adil has been a subject of tortures by the Sudanese national security and intelligence department which used maximum violence by batons, tear gas, and rubber bullets and injured scores of people without medical attention in gross violation of the law.
These included smoking cannabis near the child and blowing smoke in the child's direction, and delaying getting medical attention for the child.
Time was it was all oh-so simple - you needed medical attention and you got it from your trusted family GP or if the condition was more serious, your local infirmary.

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