MEDICAL FIRST AID GUIDE


How to use this Guide

For the convenience of users, and to ensure rapid access to the recommendations in an emergency, this Guide is divided into sections which are grouped to facilitate a three-step approach.

Step 1 Emergency action and diagnosis Start here.
Step 2 Tables The tables give brief instructions for special circumstances.
Step 3 Appendices The appendices provide comprehensive information, a list of medicines/ drugs, and a list of chemicals referred to in the tables.

Note: The list of chemicals is limited to those few chemicals requiring special treatment. The list is given both in alphabetical and numerical order (UN No.) in appendix 15 to this Guide.

EMERGENCY ACTION

Emergency Action

DIAGNOSIS

Diagnosis

Introduction

Table 1: Rescue