As a first responder, you are welcome to make medical decisions based on the injury but you also must promote the learning of first aid. First aid is given to prevent any further aggravation of an injury for the injured. Here are the 4Ps of first aid.
On 15th May around 8 to 8.30 PM when I was returning from office near Perungudi Bus stand I saw a crowd of people in the road side. I immediately stopped my vehicle and reached the spot and found a mid aged women met with accident and lying on the road.
I was on my way in cab to office in the morning of February 1, when I came across an accident. In the remote roadway of Chik Thirupati, Malur road, Karnataka, two boys, both not older than 25 years, had met with a bike accident from driving rashly.
I am Pakathan speaking. I thank ALERT organisation and team ALERT for giving me opportunity to learn first aid. There was a circumstance recently where I applied what I was taught in the training programme. When having non-vegetarian curry food in the afternoon, my father choked on the food that got stuck in the airway and had difficulty breathing.
26-year-old Lalitha Veronica saved the life of a person who suffered a heart attack by performing three cycles of CPR. When many people avoided the unconscious victim, she was reminded of her father who had also experienced a heart attack and thereby, she stopped to give first aid without inhibition.