Re: First Aid question - snakebite
Sally Garnaat (sally@U.ARIZONA.EDU)
Sat, 14 Dec 1996 21:57:49 -0700
On Fri, 13 Dec 1996, CRAIGM wrote:
> Note the markings on
> the snake and the time of the biting. If possible have the transport
> come to the victim, if not, carry the victim to the transport. Do not
> give the victim anything to drink nor move around.
One other thing mentioned in my recent Red Cross First Aid Training...
use a pen to draw a line and write the time on the skin to show how far
and fast any swelling or redness is advancing. That way the EMTS or
emergency rooms workers can see how fast the poison is spreading.
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