Note on Concept of First Aid

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The first treatment given to the victim before arrival of doctor is known as First Aid. Immediate care and primary treatment is needed to the victim before taking them to hospital.

Objectives of the First Aid

The objectives of First Aid are as follows:
  • To prevent the injured person's condition from getting worse.
  • To take injured person to the doctor.
  • To give rest and consolation.

Importance of First Aid

Some accidents are minor whereas some are serious. Minor accidents can be cured by ordinary person but serious accidents cannot be cured without help of doctors. But without first aid, the victim cannot reach searching such medical care. Therefore, it is very important aspect of preventive health.


Some of the importance's of First Aid are as follows:
  • Can reduce physical and mental pain of the victim.
  • Prevents the victims conditions from further deterioration.
  • Saves the life of the injured person.
  • Helps the physician to know previous situation of victim.

  • The first treatment given to the victim before arrival of doctor is known as First Aid.
  • First Aid prevent the injured person's condition from getting worse.
  • First Aid give rest and consolation to patients.
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Very Short Questions

The immediate care that is given to an injured or ill person during accidents before they are taken to the hospital or before the doctors' arrival is called first aid. Popularity of first aid is increasing day by day with the increment of facilities if we have the knowledge of first aid service we may prevent the death of casualty.
The objectives of first aid are:

  • Stop worsening of injury or wound.
  • To protect victims life.
  • To send the patient and injured person appropriately to the doctor.
  • To provide proper rest and consolation to the casualty.

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  • What do we mean by first aid?

    First aid is the first and foremost treatment given to the victim of sudden accident or injury
    First aid is the ultimate treatment given to the victim of sudden accident or injury
    First aid is the final treatment given to the victim of sudden accident or injury
    First aid is the least treatment given to the victim of sudden accident or injury
  • Which of the following do not need first aid?

    leprosy patient
    Snake bite patient
    frost bite
    bullet wound
  • What are the aims of first aid?

    To provide emotional support to wounds.d. To keep victim of an accident in safe and comfortable place.
    To prevent bleeding by pressing the wound by the hand or by tying a handkerchief.
    To provide artificial respiration to the victim who has become unconscious from an accident.
    All of these are aims of first aid.
  • Which one of these is not the aim of first aid?

    To provide immediate help to the victim.
    To provide emotional support to wounds.d. To keep victim of an accident in safe and comfortable place.
    To prevent bleeding by pressing the wound by the hand or by tying a handkerchief.
    to heal the patient
  • Minor accidents can be cured by

    intensive care
    scissoring
    operation
    first aid
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