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The content of First Aid Courses keep changing, please don't tell me if some mnemonic has been updated without a good reason. However, if there is a "genuine" reason for the change (e.g. Awareness of Agaonal Breathing in CPR,) I would welcome an email.
Some of these Mnemonics are intended for medical experts and not relevant unless you are trained and some duplicate others.
First Aid Mnemonics
ABBBBB
Assess Breathing Bleeding Breaks Burns Body_temp
ACT
Access Communicate Treat
ASH ICE
Age Sex History Injuries Conciousness (level_of/any_changes) Everything_else
What to tell medics
AVPU
Alert Voice (responds_to) Pain (can_it_be_felt) Unresponsive
Levels of conciousness
CASMEET
Callsign Age Sex History Injuries/Illness Condition ETA
CHALETS
Casualties (number&condition) Hazards Access (how_to_get_to_scene) LocationEmer._Serv. (what_is_needed) Type (of_incident) Safety (any_dangers)
CHAT
Chief_complaint History Allergies Treatment
DOTS
Deformity Open_wound Tenderness Swelling
Head to toe survey
Drs ABC
Danger (check_for) Response (check_for) Airway Breathing Circulation Disability Examination Further_treatmet Go_to_hospital
Ambulance treatment
Dr ABCDEFG
Danger (check_for) Response (check_for) Shout (call_ambulance) Airway Breathing Circulation
What to do if you find an unconcious casualty
FISH SHAPED
Fainting Infantile_Convulsions Shock Head_injuryMbr>Stroke Heart_attack Asphyxia (breathing_problem) Poisons Epilepsy Diabeties
Causes of Unconciousness
HEAD
Head Examination Action Documentation
LIP DUST
Loss(of_movement) Irregularity Pain Deformity Unnatural (position/movement) Swelling Tenderness
Warnings to suspect a broken bone
Look Listen Feel
Look (for_chest_movement) Listen(at_mouth) Feel (can_you_feal_breath)
Is casualty breathing See note on Agonal Breathing<
PEARL
Pupils Equal_&_Reactive _to Light
PEEP
Position Exposure Elevate (the_bleeding_limb) Pressure
Dealing with bleeding
PLASTIC/div>Pain Loss(of_movement) Angle(bones_displaced) Swelling Tenderness Irregularity Crepitis
Warnings to suspect a broken bone
PQRSTU
Provoke Quality (Ache/sharp/pulsing) Radiating Severity> (does_this_change?)Timing Usual(Does_casualty _think_this_is _normal)
Recording casualties perception of pain
REED
Rest Expose Elevate Direct(pressure)
Severe Bleeding
RICE
Rest Ice Compression Elevation
Sprains and Strains
SAMPLE
Signs&Symptoms Allergies Medication Previous (Medical_History) Last (Last_ate/drank) Event(history)
SCALD
Size Cause Age Location Depth Notes
Agonal Breathing - It is possible for an unconcious casualty to make noises similar to gasping without breathing. Not breathing will cause death, with CPR they have a chance! (There is an internet video clip in circulation showing successful CPR on an Agonal patient)
 
CPR - Adult who has drowned = 5 rescue breaths then repeat (30 chest compressions + 2 rescue breaths) until help arrives
CPR - Adult who did not drown = repeat (30 chest compressions + 2 rescue breaths) until help arrives
CPR - Child = 5 rescue breaths then repeat (30 chest compressions + 2 rescue breaths) until help arrives
CPR - Death due to Chemical Poisoning - Consider your own safety, if chemicals killed the casualty, they may also kill you!
 
These notes are not intended as First Aid advice - they are purely some mnemonics that could be both outdated and wrong - if you want to know more consider a course or first-aid sites provided by medical experts.
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