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Document ID (ISN)103731
CIS number 04-574
Year 2001
Convention or series no. NTP 605-2001
Author(s) Moliné Marco J.L.
Title First aid: Primary evaluation and basic life support
Original title Primeros auxilios: evaluación primaria y soporte vital básico [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2001. 5p. Illus. 5 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note explains the attitude to be adopted in emergency situations as well as the basic survival procedures that can be carried out by persons without any medical knowledge, such as in the event of a cardio-respiratory arrest. Contents: sequence of actions in the event of an accident (protect the victim, alert the health services, assist the victim); recognize the signs of life (consciousness, breathing, pulse); basic life-saving gestures for unconscious patients with apnoea (mouth-to-mouth); external cardiac massage; basic life-saving gestures for infants and children; reasons why basic life-saving actions often fail despite efforts.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; first aid; resuscitation
Descriptors (secondary) expired-air resuscitation; data sheet; cardiac massage; first-aid organization
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization