One of the most neglected area or place and having very less importance in terms of safety is our home. We do not pay sufficient attention of following safety rules and regulations while using different gadgets at our home especially in kitchen. Also most of the injuries to the children occur at our home and in that case we are not ready to handle that emergency situation and can not provide first aid to the injured one. Most of us panicked become hopeless and situations become worse by the time we reach hospitals as we are not aware or are not trained in basic first aid and CPR.
In today's world of nuclear family and working culture the women's are all alone or single at home with children and in case of any injury they have to wait for some one to come up and take them to the hospitals resulting in delay of giving Basic first aid CPR and treatment.
Injuries that occur at home are cutting with knife resulting in very small to severe bleeding, Electrical shock, fainting, fractures, dislocation, burn with fire and many more. Some of them are serious and may results even in death if not provided first aid at home by some one while others are not and can be managed at home if some one is trained like small cuts and bruises mild burn.
We at 24x7 medical service recommends the people at our first aid and CPR training and awareness programmes to get trained at least one or two family members especially women of their family in basic first aid and CPR so that they can handle any emergency situation. Women should at least be trained in some important modules like choking, heart attack, burn; electrical shock and fainting. These are some serious and commonest life threatening injures that may happen to us.
There are various examples which came up clearly indicating that people often can not even differentiate between simple gastritis and heart attack or with some other diseases. People especially women also have myths and some misconception in case of burn. They apply ghee, tooth paste, egg and cream on the burn area. These home made treatment make the condition worse and are of no use or have minimum benefit in few cases.
But a person at home trained in BASIC first aid and CPR can make the difference to the life and death of a victim.
Also women do not know how to respond in case of fainting or they again perform same old procedure of tilting head backwards to control nose bleeding. One of the most common incidents that we have faced or encountered is people using various precarious things from wooden planks to shoes or socks smell to make casualty conscious in case of fits.
If people are trained in basic first aid and CPR and specific signs and symptoms are taught than they can effectively mange these types of situations and can save the life of a person in need.
Two organizations stand out from the crowd for their training standards.
I don't think these are the only options, and I certainly do not endorse either of these over the other. American Heart Association. The absolute authority on all things related to the heart, courses accredited by AHA are accepted universally. American Red Cross Known for disaster response as well as CPR and first aid training courses fees may be paid by volunteering