scraping or wearing away
Abrasion
A medication to counteract poison
Antidote
what you put on a wound
bandage
artery to head and neck
Carotid
reduction in volume causing increased pressure
compression
The state of being awake and aware
Consciousness
When blood capillaries have been ruptured in tissue or skin
Contusion
A sudden violent irregular movement of the body
Convulsion
Sweating caused by a drug
Diaphoresis
Cracking/ breaking of a hard object
Fracture
Injury to body tissue from extreme cold
Frostbite
First aid procedure to dislodge something from a persons windpipe
Heimlich Maneuver
Blood coming from a blood vessel
Hemorrhage
Having an extreme low body temperature
Hypothermia
Not moving
Immobilization
A deep cut or tear in skin
Laceration
Reviving someone from unconsciousness
Resuscitate
Holding as much water or moisture that can be absorbed
Saturated
Sign or symptoms that come from lack of blood supply to organs
shock
Rigid material used for supporting a broken bone when it has been set
Splint
Deficiency of oxygen reaching tissues
Hypoxia
Wrench or twist of the ligaments causing pain and swelling but not dislocation
Sprain
Force to make an unusual great effort
Strain
Temporary loss of consciousness cause by blood pressure dropping
Syncope
Distressing experience
Trauma
Assignment of degrees of urgency to wounds to decide order of treatment when there many patients
Triage