Primary Health Care and Safety Education

Subject: Enviroment Population and Health

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Overview

After completing this lesson, student must be able to:
  • Describe the importance of safety education.
  • Write safety measures to be adopted at home, road, school and playground.
  • Explain the concept of first aid.
  • Explain the importance of first aid.

Notes

Concept of Saftey Education

Safety education aims at preventing from accidents. It is the means and process of taking precautions to avoid the accident. This note provides us the information about safety education with its importance. Learn More

Management of Safe Home, Courtyard, Road and Play Ground

Our home, courtyard, street, school and play ground should be managed safely. If we can adopt safety measures while doing our work, we can save ourselves from possible accidents. This note provides us the information about safety measures that should be adopted at home, courtyard, road and home. Learn More

Introduction, Characteristics, Importance and Components of Primary Health Care

Primary health care is an essential health care based on practical, scientifically sound and socially acceptable methods and technology made universally accessible to individuals and families in the community. The facilities and services of PHC may vary in various countries and communities. Good health is fundamentally and intrinsically important to live a worthwhile human life. This note provides us the information about characteristics of primary health care (PHC) and different components of Primary Health Care. Learn More

Concept of First Aid

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. This note provide us the information about first aid and its importance. Learn More

First Aid to Wound

Wound is caused by cutting and thrashing by weapons, pricking by sharp weapons, etc. It does not take time to heal a minor wound, but it takes longer time if the wound is deep. This note provide information about first aid to wound. Learn More

First Aid to Allergy

To avoid the things which are allergen is the best way to prevent from allergy. If the symptoms are emerged, we should try to find out the cause. This note has more information about first aid to allergy. Learn More

Artificial Breathing (Mouth to Mouth Respiration)

Patients becomes unconscious sometimes because of accidents. It is difficult to breathe and patients needs artificial breathing. This note provide us more information about artificial breathing. Learn More

Drowning

The condition of being unable to breathe , entering water into nostrils and mouth, causes suffocation due to drowned into water like river, pond etc is called drowning. This note provide us more information about drowning and its first aid. Learn More

Electric Shock

When we come to contact with live wire then the current enters into our body which harm us. It is called electric shock. This note provide us the further information about symptoms of electric shock and its first aid. Learn More

Burns

Burning takes place not only due to the fire but also due to electricity, sunshine, hot things etc. This note provides information about symptoms of burns and its first aid. Learn More

Sprain

The twisting of different part of the body could tear or break the ligament due to excessive stress on joint and it gets swelled. It is known as sprain. This note provide us the information about sprain, its symptoms and its first aid. Learn More

Snake bite

Snake bite is serious problem. If the snake is poisonous it may lead the victim to death. This note provide us the information about snake bite, its symptoms and its first aid. Learn More

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness can be defined as the sickness caused by ascent to high altitude resulting from shortage of oxygen . This note has more information about Altitude Sickness and its first aid. Learn More

Earthquake and Flood

Earthquake is the sudden shaking or vibration of the crust of the earth. It is the result of sudden release of energy from the Earth's crust. Earthquake does not kill any people or wildlife but people are killed by their constructions during the earthquake. We should create awareness programs to minimize the effects of Earthquake. When the amount of water in the river increases due to over rainfall or over the melting of snow, the water gets overflow and submerges the land. This is known as flooding. It causes great loss of life and physical properties. This note provides information about the earthquake and flood with its causes, effects and preventive measures. Learn More

Concept , Types and Mitigating of Risk

The risk is the probability of damage , the loss which is caused by internal and external .;If Earthquake may occur at any time then there will be the possibility of damage to the life , property etc. we can see the natural digester like flood,landslide , heavy rainfall , hailstone ,Tsunami , Volcanic Eruptions etc.Whereas the task of identification , analysis , control and minimization of unacceptable risk is called risk management . Every living knowing what kind of disasters are likely to occur where they are living , so all the living beings learn what to do if the disaster happens in order to stay safe . Learn More

Landslide, Avalanche and Glacier Lake Outburst Flood

A landslide is also known as landslip, is the downward movement of soil, rock, debris or vegetation due to gravitational force and avalanche is a rapidly downward falling of mass of snow, ice, and rocks. Glacier lake outburst is also one of the type of natural calamities. This disaster causes huge loss of life, properties and vegetation. This note provides information about the landslide, avalanche and glacier lake outburst with its causes, effects and preventive measures. Learn More

Risks Induced by Human Activities

The education process which provided education to the people about safety rules and measures is known as safety education . In simple word, safety education is an education which teaches about the rules , measures and means to keep safe from any kind of danger or from any kind of accidents. All facility like building , place , road , ground may not be safe . If tit is not managed safely , we can save us to great safety measure . We can aspect different types of aspects like electricity , lighting ,furniture , kitchen etc .We should be able to manage minor safety measure at home , we can protect you from various problem or accidents . Learn More

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