ERIC Number: ED241123
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Recommended Procedures for Handling Emergency Illnesses and Accidents at School.
North Dakota State Dept. of Health, Bismarck.
Recommended procedures for handling emergency illnesses and accidents are provided in this guide for school personnel prepared by the North Dakota State Department of Health. Following five general recommendations for steps to take in emergency situations, advice and techniques are given for handling: nose bleeds; abdominal pain; toothaches and broken teeth; cuts, abrasions, and lacerations; headaches and head injuries; convulsions; foreign bodies in ears, nose, and throat; bites by animals, snakes, or insects; eye injuries; frostbite; burns; bleeding; loss of consciousness and shock; and broken bones and suspected spinal injuries. A list of necessary health room equipment and first aid supplies is included. A page of general recommendations covers the administrative procedures and policies schools should develop for emergencies. A page on which to record emergency telephone numbers concludes this guide. (JH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Dakota State Dept. of Health, Bismarck.