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first aid

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.


[ˈfɜːstˈeɪd] adj first-aid classescorso di pronto soccorso
first-aid kit or box → cassetta di pronto soccorso
first-aid post → posto di pronto soccorso
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His wounds were bleeding rather freely, and as Tom and Ned carried with them a first-aid kit they now brought it into use.
QRCS's instructional team included Dr Ahmed Idlibi, head of health education; and Dr Walaa Nabil, a first-aid trainer and training co-ordinator.
Increasing awareness about non-traditional first-aid products among consumers in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities is the prime driving factor for the market in the region.
The service provided throughout most of the country uses fully equipped ambulances staffed by paramedical assistants and first-aid workers.
Supermarkets can take time now to evaluate their first-aid sets to maximize product movement during active summer months.
However, Target pharmacists believe clearly marked first-aid kits are critical to ensure proper steps are performed when treating injuries.
NEC bosses have drawn up proposals to restyle the site's two medical centres as first-aid rooms, with the nursing staff under threat of redundancy.
Muscat: Some young learners enrolled in the summer school programme with Modern Gulf Institute (MGI) have learnt to save lives, thanks to the recently concluded 'Introductory first-aid course for young learners'.
The concept is that the MPs will then become first-aid ambassadors, acting as role models and community leaders to encourage their constituents to train in first aid.
Think of your first-aid kit as your home's first responder, and make sure family members--including your children if you think they're old enough--and caregivers know where to find it and how to use it.
The guidance explains: "The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require you to provide adequate and appropriate first-aid equipment, facilities and people so your employees can be given immediate help if they are injured or taken ill at work.
Since workplace vary greatly as to degree of hazard, location, size, employees, training and availability of medical staff and professional outside services, the Medical Services and First Aid regulation does not require specific first-aid kit contents.