emergency care given before regular medical aid can be obtained
Medical care provided immediately after an injury or sudden illness for the purpose of minimizing injurious effects, before more complete medical care becomes available.
Basic medical care given to a an injury victim, usually where the injury is slight or where better care is not available.
First aid is the provision of initial care for an illness or injury. It is usually performed by non-expert, but trained personnel to a sick or injured person until definitive medical treatment can be accessed. Certain self-limiting illnesses or minor injuries may not require further medical care past the first aid intervention. It generally consists of a series of simple and in some cases, potentially life-saving techniques that an individual can be trained to perform with minimal equipment. While first aid can also be performed on all animals, the term generally refers to care of human patients.
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The numerical value of first aid in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of first aid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This is the first (aid) ship after the Turkish and the Israeli governments' agreement.
He was shaking and he had hypothermia, thank god my husband is a doctor, he gave him first aid.
We place people on deck where there is room, we can give them some first aid and food but that is it.
He's received treatment -- first aid -- on the ground and it's fair to say he's now sitting up and talking -- so looking very positive.
We do not yet have the final casualty figures, but our medical teams are providing first aid and treating the injured patients and MSF personnel.
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Translations for first aid
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- إسعافات أوليةArabic
- бърза помощBulgarian
- primers auxilisCatalan, Valencian
- první pomocCzech
- cymorth cyntafWelsh
- Erste Hilfe, Nothilfe, UnfallhilfeGerman
- πρώτες βοήθειεςGreek
- unua helpoEsperanto
- primeros auxiliosSpanish
- lehen laguntza, lehen sorospenBasque
- ensiapu, ensihoitoFinnish
- premiers secoursFrench
- ciad-fhuasgladhScottish Gaelic
- primeiros auxiliosGalician
- pertolongan pertamaIndonesian
- unesma sokursoIdo
- primo soccorsoItalian
- 救急, 応急措置, 救護, 応急処置Japanese
- 救急, 구급Korean
- NouthëllefLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- pirmoji pagalbaLithuanian
- pirmā palīdzībaLatvian
- прва помошMacedonian
- анхны тусламжMongolian
- pertolongan cemasMalay
- EHBO, eerste hulpDutch
- førstehjelpNorwegian Nynorsk
- pierwsza pomocPolish
- primeiros socorrosPortuguese
- emprim agidRomansh
- primul ajutorRomanian
- пе́рвая по́мощьRussian
- прва помоћ, prva pomoćSerbo-Croatian
- prvá pomocSlovak
- prva pomočSlovene
- ndihmë e shpejtëAlbanian
- första hjälpenSwedish
- paunang tulong-panlunasTagalog
- пе́рша допомо́гаUkrainian
- גיכע הילףYiddish
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