Trauma - Fractures & Sprains: What is it?
Trauma can lead to fractures & sprains. It is difficult to tell if a bone is broken without an X-ray.
How to recognize Trauma - Fractures & Sprains:?
Suspect fracture or sprain if swelling or redness of injured limb, painful to touch, unable to move the injured part, abnormally bent.
What to Do If Trauma - Fractures & Sprains Occurs?
Ensure scene safety
Rest & elevate the affected part with cushion
Apply ice packs to affected part
Immobilize affected part with any hard material, splint or with the opposite limb
Seek medical help
Not to Do If Trauma - Fractures & Sprains Occurs
Try to deformity
Lift or pull the injured part
Alarming Facts Trauma - Fractures & Sprains:
There is one death every 4 minutes in India due to road accidents
A person suffers a brain stroke, every 4 minutes
A person dies every 33 seconds due to heart attack in India
Over 70,000 lives can be potentially saved if bystanders come forward to help
Lend a helping hand with the law by your side
As per the Good Samaritan Law –
You will NOT BE LIABLE for any civil or criminal action for any injury or death of the victim
If you inform police or emergency service regarding an injured person you CAN NOT BE COMPELLED to reveal your personal details
There is provision of DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST public officials who coerce Good Samaritan to reveal personal details
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