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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 ___.
References in classic literature ?
If a disaster cannot be prevented, it is the telephone, usually, that brings first aid to the injured.
Christine, therefore, received the first aid of the one, while opening her eyes in the arms of the other.
The Highland Council are Re-tendering for competent and experienced First Aid Training Services.
The St John Ambulance National Schools' First Aid Competition encourages school teams from across the country to battle it out against their peers by carrying out first aid in a variety of scenarios on live 'casualties.
New research carried out by first aid charity St John Ambulance has revealed how 51% of parents in YorKshire wouldn't be able to help their children if they were victims of life-threatening accidents.
St John Ambulance is running its third annual Save a Life campaign as part of a drive to raise awareness of the importance of first aid.
Over the past two years over 400 first aid demonstrations took place and 200,000 free first aid guides distributed as part of the nationwide awareness raising month.
not only provides the best First Aid Training Courses to the Manchester and Birmingham areas, but also offers cover for events with large gatherings of people, including sports events, school events, carnivals and more.
Earlier, Miss Bushra involved participants in some practical training to equip them with knowledge and skill of first aid.
This was stated by the PRCS Secretary General Dr Mahboob Sardar on the occasion of World First Aid Day being celebrated globally with the Theme: "First Aid for the vulnerable people.
Your first aid kit should be locked and kept in a cool, dry place, out of reach of children and medicines should be checked regularly to make sure that they are within their use-by dates.
Today at a ceremony in the Senedd, Cardiff Bay, Duffryn High School from Newport, NewInn Primary School, from Pontypool, and Newport Scouts and Guides, were due to be honoured for teaching the most young people first aid in 2007.