WHY PEOPLE ARE AFRAID OF GIVING FIRST AID TO THE INJURED?
A survey done by 24x7 medical service in 2014 shows that most of the passerby believe that they have a duty of providing first aid to a person who is not breathing on his own, but many fear of legal implications and harming the person during CPR and first aid.
Most of the people are more concerned not to make more harm than good to the casualty, and they did not administer the CPR said one of the doctor with first aid training centre Delhi involved in the survey. About half of the participant were found not enough confident to attempt FIRST AID AND CPR if they found some one requiring it. Only one fourth was found to have taken first aid and CPR training course in last 4 years. Survey was done in Delhi NCR region and about 1000 people participated in survey. People confirmed that taking a course of first aid and CPR training will be boosting their confidence in administering it.
Surveyor with 24x7 medical service Delhi observe common perception is that people will be prosecuted if they try to revive some one unconscious and if some mishappening occurs to the injured one. Also they are more afraid of harm than good. Spokesperson for first aid training centre Delhi said "As long as they are using basic first aid skills and not using extra ordinary steps they are protected every where.
People do much ridicule things that land them in trouble, but as long as they are performing