Adams Safety Training, a certified first-aid and CPR training institute in San Francisco Bay area has created this video with the intent of providing information about the AHA’s updated guidelines for the first responders and first-aid providers. The guidelines related to stroke recognition, treating open chest wounds, restriction of spiral motion, use of hemostatic dressings for checking external bleeding and more have been limned in the given video.
AHA’s guidelines for the stroke recognition: According to an estimated calculation, on the yearly basis, 15 million individuals become the victim of stroke worldwide. In some places, there has been an incredible growth in preventing the long-term effects and bringing an addendum in the incidences of stroke. These places have used the tool of certified training for the adjudication, treatment and prevention programs. If a stroke is recognized early, then the possibility of saving the patient from its harmful effects increases. The focus should be to minimize the time between a stroke onset and arrival of advanced care.
The guidelines suggest the use of a stroke assessment system to identify a stroke. As per the evidence, 94% of the trained personnel can identify the symptoms whereas only 76% of non-trained can identify the signs and warnings. The Face, Arm, Speech, Time (FAST) and Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale (CPSS) stroke assessment systems are the simple assessment tools. Los Angeles Prehospital Stroke Screen (LAPSS), Ontario Prehospital Stroke Scale (OPSS), Recognition of Stroke in the Emergency Room (ROSIER), and Kurashiki Prehospital Stroke Scale (KPSS) are more specific in the case of availability of glusoce.
Please watch the video below carefully.
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