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|<center>'''Contents'''</center>
[[Abrasions|Abrasion (Scrape)]]<br>
[[Abrasions|Abrasion (Scrape)]]<br>
[[AEDs]]<br>
[[AEDs]]<br>
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[[Bleeding]]<br>
[[Bleeding]]<br>
[[Blisters]] <br>
[[Blisters]] <br>
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[[Bloodborne Pathogens|Bloodborne]]<br>&nbsp; [[Bloodborne Pathogens|Pathogens]]<br>
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[[Bloodborne Pathogens]]<br>
[[Broken Bone]]<br>
[[Broken Bone]]<br>
[[Bruise|Bruise (Contusion)]] <br>
[[Bruise|Bruise (Contusion)]] <br>
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[[Burns]]
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[[Chest Pain]]<br>
[[Chest Pain]]<br>
[[Choking]]<br>
[[Choking]]<br>
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[[First Aid Kit]] <br>
[[First Aid Kit]] <br>
[[Fishhook]]<br>
[[Fishhook]]<br>
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[[Frostbite]]<br>
[[Frostbite]]<br>
[[Getting Help]]<br>
[[Getting Help]]<br>
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[[Hypothermia]]<br>
[[Hypothermia]]<br>
[[Insect Bites|Insect Bites Stings]]<br>
[[Insect Bites|Insect Bites Stings]]<br>
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[[Motion Sickness]]
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[[Muscle Cramps]] <br>
[[Muscle Cramps]] <br>
[[Muscle Strains]]<br>
[[Muscle Strains]]<br>
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[[Poisonous Plants]]<br>
[[Poisonous Plants]]<br>
[[Puncture Wound]] <br>
[[Puncture Wound]] <br>
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[[Rope Burns]] <br>
[[Scratches]]<br>
[[Scratches]]<br>
[[Shock]]<br>
[[Shock]]<br>
[[Seizure]]
[[Seizure]]
[[Slings]] - [[Splints]]<br>
[[Slings]] - [[Splints]]<br>
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[[Snakebite]]<br>
[[Snakebite]]<br>
[[Spinal Injury]]<br>
[[Spinal Injury]]<br>
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[[Triage]]<br>
[[Triage]]<br>
[[Wilderness First Aid]]
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{{quote-source|'''First Aid''' is the first help or immediate care given someone who has suddenly sickened or been hurt in an accident. First-aid training continues through the program of the [[Boy Scouts of America]] as concrete evidence that we are prepared to help others in need.
{{quote-source|'''First Aid''' is the first help or immediate care given someone who has suddenly sickened or been hurt in an accident. First-aid training continues through the program of the [[Boy Scouts of America]] as concrete evidence that we are prepared to help others in need.
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It is strongly recommended that adult leaders in Scouting avail themselves of CPR and first-aid training by the American Red Cross or any recognized agency to be aware of the latest techniques and procedures. However, some of the first-aid techniques found in BSA literature are not the same as those professed by the American Red Cross. Frequently, modifications depend on the Scout's age—this could be a factor in the Scout's judgment and physical dexterity.| - [[Guide to Safe Scouting]], VI. First Aid}}
It is strongly recommended that adult leaders in Scouting avail themselves of CPR and first-aid training by the American Red Cross or any recognized agency to be aware of the latest techniques and procedures. However, some of the first-aid techniques found in BSA literature are not the same as those professed by the American Red Cross. Frequently, modifications depend on the Scout's age—this could be a factor in the Scout's judgment and physical dexterity.| - [[Guide to Safe Scouting]], VI. First Aid}}
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Here are the first aid resources you need for over 40 ranks and badges. <span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; Videos show you key skills.
Here are the first aid resources you need for over 40 ranks and badges. <span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; Videos show you key skills.
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==Rank Videos==
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[http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/Applications/RankVideo.aspx BSA Rank Videos] for [[Tenderfoot]], [[Second Class]], and [[First Class]] cover many first aid topics including: Heimlich Maneuver, Hurry Cases, First Aid Kit, Bandages, Transporting the injured, and CPR.
==Resources==
==Resources==
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<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span> [http://www.profirstaid.com/training.php ProFirstAid (PFAVideo)] - an entire online first aid course for free. Pay if you want their certificates.<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span> [http://www.profirstaid.com/training.php ProFirstAid (PFAVideo)] - an entire online first aid course for free. Pay if you want their certificates.<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span> [https://www.redcrossonlinetraining.org/Distance/Default.aspx American Red Cross Training Online] - The Greater Indianapolis Chapter offers many certified American Red Cross first aid courses for a fee.<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span> [https://www.redcrossonlinetraining.org/Distance/Default.aspx American Red Cross Training Online] - The Greater Indianapolis Chapter offers many certified American Red Cross first aid courses for a fee.<br>
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<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span> [http://www.cprcertificationonlineclasses.com cpr certification] - cpr first aid programs provide the initial step for turning their dream into a First Aid Skills.<br>
 
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==Rank Videos==
 
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[http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/Applications/RankVideo.aspx BSA Rank Videos] for [[Tenderfoot]], [[Second Class]], and [[First Class]] cover many first aid topics including: Heimlich Maneuver, Hurry Cases, First Aid Kit, Bandages, Transporting the injured, and CPR.
 
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==First Aid Kit==
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==Disclaimers==
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See: [[First Aid Kit]] - with items and uses
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'''Disclaimer''': This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, emergency treatment or formal first-aid training. Don't use this information to diagnose or develop a treatment plan for a health problem or disease without consulting a qualified health care provider. If you're in a life-threatening or emergency medical situation, seek medical assistance immediately.
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Please note that the only first aid materials recommended by the [[Boy Scouts of America]] are those found or listed in official BSA materials such as the current [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=35897* First Aid Merit Badge Book] and [[Boy Scout Handbook]]. First Aid Treatments are constantly being revised. See the [[Guide to Safe Scouting]]. Neither MeritBadge.Org, nor its contributors make any recommendations.
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==AED==
==AED==
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{{Shortcut|[[AED]]}}
 
* [http://firstaid.webmd.com/automated_external_defibrillators_aed_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Automated External Defibrillators (AED)]<br>
* [http://firstaid.webmd.com/automated_external_defibrillators_aed_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Automated External Defibrillators (AED)]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.procpr.org/video/flvplayer.php?file_url=intro-aed.flv PFAVideo: AED Intro]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.procpr.org/video/flvplayer.php?file_url=intro-aed.flv PFAVideo: AED Intro]
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==Altitude Sickness==
==Altitude Sickness==
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{{Shortcut|[[Altitude Sickness]]}}
 
*[http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/altitude-sickness-topic-overview WebMD: Altitude Sickness] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Altitude_sickness Wikipedia: Altitude Sickness] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/126969_altitude-sickness-prevention-hiking.htm Video: Altitude Sickness Prevention] -
*[http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/altitude-sickness-topic-overview WebMD: Altitude Sickness] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Altitude_sickness Wikipedia: Altitude Sickness] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/126969_altitude-sickness-prevention-hiking.htm Video: Altitude Sickness Prevention] -
:Requirement for [[Camping]] and [[Hiking]] Merit Badges.
:Requirement for [[Camping]] and [[Hiking]] Merit Badges.
==Bites and Stings==
==Bites and Stings==
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{{Shortcut|[[Bites]] - [[Stings]] - [[Bee Stings]]}}
 
*Mayo Clinic: [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-insect-bites/FA00046 Insect bites & stings] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-spider-bites/FA00048 Spider bites] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-animal-bites/FA00044 Animal bites] - AAFP: [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/bites/stings.html Stings & Bites] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/bites/203.html Cat & Dog Bites] - [http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Dog-Bites/index.html Center for Disease Control: Dog Bites] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/insect_bites_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Bites & Stings]<br>
*Mayo Clinic: [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-insect-bites/FA00046 Insect bites & stings] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-spider-bites/FA00048 Spider bites] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-animal-bites/FA00044 Animal bites] - AAFP: [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/bites/stings.html Stings & Bites] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/bites/203.html Cat & Dog Bites] - [http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Dog-Bites/index.html Center for Disease Control: Dog Bites] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/insect_bites_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Bites & Stings]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/136263_treating-insect-bites-stings.htm Insect Bites & Stings] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/4114_insect-bites.htm Treatments] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/8829_first-aid-insect-bites.htm Insect Bites] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/143241_treat-brown-recluse-spider-bite.htm Brown Recluse Spider Bite] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/143244_treat-chigger-bite.htm Chiggers] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/72837_insect-bites-bee.htm Bee Stings] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/6523_bee-sting.htm Bees]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/136263_treating-insect-bites-stings.htm Insect Bites & Stings] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/4114_insect-bites.htm Treatments] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/8829_first-aid-insect-bites.htm Insect Bites] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/143241_treat-brown-recluse-spider-bite.htm Brown Recluse Spider Bite] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/143244_treat-chigger-bite.htm Chiggers] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/72837_insect-bites-bee.htm Bee Stings] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/6523_bee-sting.htm Bees]<br>
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=====Tick Bites=====
=====Tick Bites=====
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{{Shortcut|[[Ticks]] - [[Tick Bites]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-tick-bites/FA00062 Mayo Clinic: Tick bites] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/ticks_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Ticks Treatment] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/bitesstings/ht/06_TickRemoval.htm About.com: Tick Removal]<br>
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-tick-bites/FA00062 Mayo Clinic: Tick bites] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/ticks_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Ticks Treatment] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/bitesstings/ht/06_TickRemoval.htm About.com: Tick Removal]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156462_avoiding-ticks-camping.htm Avoiding Ticks] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/143263_remove-tick.htm EVVideo: Removing Ticks]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156462_avoiding-ticks-camping.htm Avoiding Ticks] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/143263_remove-tick.htm EVVideo: Removing Ticks]<br>
==Bleeding==
==Bleeding==
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{{Shortcut|[[Bleeding]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-severe-bleeding/FA00038 Mayo Clinic: Bleeding] - [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/bleed.shtml Harvard: Bleeding] - [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/directPres.shtml Harvard: Direct Pressure] - [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/butterfly.shtml Harvard: Butterfly Bandage] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/cuts_or_lacerations_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Bleeding] - [http://www.cdc.gov/injuryresponse/acute_injury.html Center for Disease Control: Acute Injury Care]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-severe-bleeding/FA00038 Mayo Clinic: Bleeding] - [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/bleed.shtml Harvard: Bleeding] - [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/directPres.shtml Harvard: Direct Pressure] - [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/butterfly.shtml Harvard: Butterfly Bandage] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/cuts_or_lacerations_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Bleeding] - [http://www.cdc.gov/injuryresponse/acute_injury.html Center for Disease Control: Acute Injury Care]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-bleeding/MM00016 Mayo Clinic: Bleeding Video] - EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/3675_first-aid-care-controlling-bleeding.htm EVVideo: Bleeding] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/6526_stop-bleeding.htm EVVideo: Bleeding2] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52567_splint-first-aid-pressure.htm Direct Pressure] -
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-bleeding/MM00016 Mayo Clinic: Bleeding Video] - EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/3675_first-aid-care-controlling-bleeding.htm EVVideo: Bleeding] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/6526_stop-bleeding.htm EVVideo: Bleeding2] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52567_splint-first-aid-pressure.htm Direct Pressure] -
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==Blisters==
==Blisters==
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{{Shortcut|[[Blisters]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-blisters/WL00008 Mayo Clinic: Blisters] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/softtissueinjuries/ht/08_TreatBlister.htm About.com: Blisters]- [http://health.msn.com/health-topics/first-aid/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100101552 MSN: Blisters]<br>
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-blisters/WL00008 Mayo Clinic: Blisters] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/softtissueinjuries/ht/08_TreatBlister.htm About.com: Blisters]- [http://health.msn.com/health-topics/first-aid/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100101552 MSN: Blisters]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156463_avoiding-blisters-hiking.htm EVVideo: Avoiding Blisters] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/2177_advanced-hiking-avoiding-blisters.htm Blisters] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/159930_treat-blisters.htm How to Treat Blisters]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156463_avoiding-blisters-hiking.htm EVVideo: Avoiding Blisters] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/2177_advanced-hiking-avoiding-blisters.htm Blisters] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/159930_treat-blisters.htm How to Treat Blisters]
==Bloodborne Pathogens==
==Bloodborne Pathogens==
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* [[First_Aid_Kit#Bloodborne_Pathogens|Bloodborne Pathogens]]<br>
* [[First_Aid_Kit#Bloodborne_Pathogens|Bloodborne Pathogens]]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; ProFirstAid: [http://www.probloodborne.com/en-US/training_video/26/play_video Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens] - [http://www.probloodborne.com/en-US/training_video/what-are-bloodborne-pathogens/play_video What are Bloodborne Pathogens?] - [http://www.probloodborne.com/en-US/training_video/how-bloodborne-pathogens-are-spread/play_video How Bloodborne Pathogens are Spread] - [http://www.probloodborne.com/en-US/training_video/reduce-risk-of-bloodborne-pathogens/play_video How to Reduce Your Risk]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; ProFirstAid: [http://www.probloodborne.com/en-US/training_video/26/play_video Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens] - [http://www.probloodborne.com/en-US/training_video/what-are-bloodborne-pathogens/play_video What are Bloodborne Pathogens?] - [http://www.probloodborne.com/en-US/training_video/how-bloodborne-pathogens-are-spread/play_video How Bloodborne Pathogens are Spread] - [http://www.probloodborne.com/en-US/training_video/reduce-risk-of-bloodborne-pathogens/play_video How to Reduce Your Risk]<br>
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*Mayo Clinic Broken Bone Symptoms & Treatments: [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/broken-arm/DS01001 Arm] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/broken-collarbone/AN00854 Collarbone] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/broken-leg/DS00978 Broken leg] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/broken-wrist/DS00971 Hand/Wrist/Fingers] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/broken-ankle/DS00951 Ankle/Foot] -
*Mayo Clinic Broken Bone Symptoms & Treatments: [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/broken-arm/DS01001 Arm] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/broken-collarbone/AN00854 Collarbone] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/broken-leg/DS00978 Broken leg] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/broken-wrist/DS00971 Hand/Wrist/Fingers] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/broken-ankle/DS00951 Ankle/Foot] -
*WebMD Broken Bone Symptoms & Treatments [http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_arm_treatment_firstaid Arm] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_collarbone_treatment_firstaid Collarbone] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_finger_treatment_firstaid Finger] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_foot_treatment_firstaid Foot] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_hand_treatment_firstaid Hand] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_leg_treatment_firstaid Leg] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_toe_treatment_firstaid Toe]
*WebMD Broken Bone Symptoms & Treatments [http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_arm_treatment_firstaid Arm] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_collarbone_treatment_firstaid Collarbone] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_finger_treatment_firstaid Finger] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_foot_treatment_firstaid Foot] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_hand_treatment_firstaid Hand] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_leg_treatment_firstaid Leg] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_toe_treatment_firstaid Toe]
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=====Dislocation=====
=====Dislocation=====
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{{Shortcut|[[Dislocation]] - [[Shoulder Dislocation]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-dislocation/FA00009 Mayo Clinic: Dislocation] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/dislocated-shoulder/DS00597 Shoulder Dislocation] (Required for [[Whitewater|Whitewater Merit Badge]].)
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-dislocation/FA00009 Mayo Clinic: Dislocation] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/dislocated-shoulder/DS00597 Shoulder Dislocation] (Required for [[Whitewater|Whitewater Merit Badge]].)
==Bruises==
==Bruises==
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{{Shortcut|[[Bruises]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-bruise/FA00039 Mayo Clinic: Bruises] (also called Contusions) - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/bruises_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Bruises]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-bruise/FA00039 Mayo Clinic: Bruises] (also called Contusions) - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/bruises_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Bruises]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-black-eye/HQ00016 Mayo Clinic: Black eye] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/black-eye-treatment WebMD: Black Eye] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/softtissueinjuries/ht/07_black_eye.htm Black Eye] (Black eye - a bruise near the eye)
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-black-eye/HQ00016 Mayo Clinic: Black eye] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/black-eye-treatment WebMD: Black Eye] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/softtissueinjuries/ht/07_black_eye.htm Black Eye] (Black eye - a bruise near the eye)
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==Burns==
==Burns==
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*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-burns/FA00022 Mayo Clinic: Burns] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/after-injury/638.html AAFP: Burns] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/thermal_heat_or_fire_burns_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Burns]<br>
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-burns/FA00022 Mayo Clinic: Burns] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/after-injury/638.html AAFP: Burns] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/thermal_heat_or_fire_burns_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Burns]<br>
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<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/3676_first-aid-basics-burn-care-dos-donts.htm Burns] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/3625_first-aid-basics-burn-care.htm Second Degree Burns] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/159933_treat-second-third-degree-burns.htm Second & Third-Degree Burns] - [http://video.about.com/firstaid/How-to-Treat-a-Burn.htm About.com Video: Burn] - [http://video.about.com/firstaid/Burns.htm About.com: Types of Burns Video]
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<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/3676_first-aid-basics-burn-care-dos-donts.htm Burns] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/3625_first-aid-basics-burn-care.htm Second Degree Burns] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/159933_treat-second-third-degree-burns.htm Second & Third-Degree Burns] - [http://video.about.com/firstaid/How-to-Treat-a-Burn.htm About.com Video: Burn] - [http://video.about.com/firstaid/Burns.htm About.com: Types of Burns Video]<br />
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{{See also|[[Electrical Burns]] and [[Rope Burns]]}}
==Cancer==
==Cancer==
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{{Shortcut|[[Cancer]]}}
 
*[http://www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/content/CRI_2_4_3X_What_are_the_signs_and_symptoms_of_cancer.asp?sitearea= American Cancer Society: Signs & Symptoms] - [http://www.healthfirst.net.au/content/view/265/42/ Warning Signs] - Mayo Clinic: [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cancer/DS01076 Cancer Defined] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cancer/DS01076 Cancer Myths]
*[http://www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/content/CRI_2_4_3X_What_are_the_signs_and_symptoms_of_cancer.asp?sitearea= American Cancer Society: Signs & Symptoms] - [http://www.healthfirst.net.au/content/view/265/42/ Warning Signs] - Mayo Clinic: [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cancer/DS01076 Cancer Defined] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cancer/DS01076 Cancer Myths]
==Chest Pain==
==Chest Pain==
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{{Shortcut|[[Chest Pain]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-chest-pain/FA00036 Mayo Clinic: Chest pain] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/abdominal_pain_in_adults_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Abdominal Pain]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-chest-pain/FA00036 Mayo Clinic: Chest pain] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/abdominal_pain_in_adults_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Abdominal Pain]
==Choking==
==Choking==
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{{Shortcut|[[Choking]]- [[Heimlich]]- [[Heimlich maneuver]]}}
 
* [http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/tenderfoot/TF12a.m4v BSA Video: Tenderfoot Heimlich Maneuver] ''(requires [http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/ Apple QuickTime])''
* [http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/tenderfoot/TF12a.m4v BSA Video: Tenderfoot Heimlich Maneuver] ''(requires [http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/ Apple QuickTime])''
*[http://firstaid.webmd.com/choking_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Choking] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-choking/FA00025 Mayo Clinic: Choking (Heimlich maneuver)] - [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/choking.shtml Harvard: Choking] - [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/heimlichAd.shtml Harvard: Heimlich Maneuver] - [http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Choking/default.html Center for Disease Control: Choking]<br>
*[http://firstaid.webmd.com/choking_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Choking] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-choking/FA00025 Mayo Clinic: Choking (Heimlich maneuver)] - [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/choking.shtml Harvard: Choking] - [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/heimlichAd.shtml Harvard: Heimlich Maneuver] - [http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Choking/default.html Center for Disease Control: Choking]<br>
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==Cold Reactions==
==Cold Reactions==
=====Hypothermia=====
=====Hypothermia=====
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{{Shortcut|[[Hypothermia]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-hypothermia/FA00017 Mayo Clinic: Hypothermia] - [http://www.aafp.org/afp/20041215/2325.html AAFP: Hypothermia] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/hypothermia_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Hypothermia] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/heatcoldexposur1/ht/06_hypothermia.htm About.com: Hypothermia]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-hypothermia/FA00017 Mayo Clinic: Hypothermia] - [http://www.aafp.org/afp/20041215/2325.html AAFP: Hypothermia] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/hypothermia_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Hypothermia] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/heatcoldexposur1/ht/06_hypothermia.htm About.com: Hypothermia]
=====Frostbite =====
=====Frostbite =====
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{{Shortcut|[[Frostbite]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-frostbite/FA00023 Mayo Clinic: Frostbite] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/frostbite_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Frostbite] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/heatcoldexposur1/ht/06_Frostbite.htm About.com: Frostbite]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-frostbite/FA00023 Mayo Clinic: Frostbite] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/frostbite_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Frostbite] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/heatcoldexposur1/ht/06_Frostbite.htm About.com: Frostbite]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/159939_treat-frostbite.htm EVVideo: How to Treat Frostbite ] - [http://video.about.com/firstaid/Frostbite.htm About.com: Stages of Frostbite Video]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/159939_treat-frostbite.htm EVVideo: How to Treat Frostbite ] - [http://video.about.com/firstaid/Frostbite.htm About.com: Stages of Frostbite Video]
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==CPR==
==CPR==
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{{Shortcut|[[CPR]]}}
 
* [http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/firstclass/FC8d.m4v BSA Video: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)] ''(requires [http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/ Apple QuickTime])''
* [http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/firstclass/FC8d.m4v BSA Video: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)] ''(requires [http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/ Apple QuickTime])''
* [http://www.scouting.org/healthandsafety/gss/gss06.aspx Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-cpr/FA00061 Mayo Clinic: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)] - [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/CPR.shtml Harvard: CPR] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/basics/630.html AAFP: CPR] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/cardiopulmonary_resuscitation_cpr_treatment_firstaid WebMD: CPR]<br>
* [http://www.scouting.org/healthandsafety/gss/gss06.aspx Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-cpr/FA00061 Mayo Clinic: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)] - [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/CPR.shtml Harvard: CPR] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/basics/630.html AAFP: CPR] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/cardiopulmonary_resuscitation_cpr_treatment_firstaid WebMD: CPR]<br>
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==Cuts - Scrapes==
==Cuts - Scrapes==
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{{Shortcut|[[Cuts]] - [[Scrapes]] - [[Abrasions]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-cuts/FA00042 Mayo Clinic: Cuts and Scrapes] (also called Abrasions) - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/after-injury/041.html AAFP: Cuts, Scrapes and Stitches] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/cuts-or-lacerations-treatment WebMD: Cut] <br>
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-cuts/FA00042 Mayo Clinic: Cuts and Scrapes] (also called Abrasions) - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/after-injury/041.html AAFP: Cuts, Scrapes and Stitches] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/cuts-or-lacerations-treatment WebMD: Cut] <br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/144752_treat-cut-with-first-aid.htm EVVideo: Cuts (Lacerations)] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/6531_abrasion-treat.htm EVVideo: Abrasions]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/144752_treat-cut-with-first-aid.htm EVVideo: Cuts (Lacerations)] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/6531_abrasion-treat.htm EVVideo: Abrasions]
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==Dehydration==
==Dehydration==
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{{Shortcut|[[Dehydration]]}}
 
*Mayo Clinic: [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/dehydration/DS00561 Dehydration] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/dehydration/SM00037 Spotting & Preventing Dehydration] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/water/NU00283 Mayo How much water do you need?] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/dehydration_in_adults_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Dehydration]
*Mayo Clinic: [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/dehydration/DS00561 Dehydration] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/dehydration/SM00037 Spotting & Preventing Dehydration] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/water/NU00283 Mayo How much water do you need?] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/dehydration_in_adults_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Dehydration]
==Electrical Burns - Electrical Shock==
==Electrical Burns - Electrical Shock==
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{{Shortcut|[[Electrical Burns]] - [[Electrical Shock]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-electrical-burns/FA00027 Mayo Clinic: Electrical burns]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-electrical-burns/FA00027 Mayo Clinic: Electrical burns]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-electrical-shock/FA00051 Mayo Clinic: Electrical shock]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-electrical-shock/FA00051 Mayo Clinic: Electrical shock]
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==Eye Injury - Object in Eye==
==Eye Injury - Object in Eye==
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{{Shortcut|[[Eye Injury]] - [[Eye Injuries]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid/FA00053 Mayo Clinic: Foreign object in the eye]- [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/eyeSpeck.shtml Harvard: Removing a Speck From the Eye] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/eye_injuries_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Eye Injury]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid/FA00053 Mayo Clinic: Foreign object in the eye]- [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/eyeSpeck.shtml Harvard: Removing a Speck From the Eye] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/eye_injuries_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Eye Injury]
==Getting Help==
==Getting Help==
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{{Shortcut|[[Getting Help]]}}
 
* About.com: [http://firstaid.about.com/od/callingforhelp/p/07_911_Tips.htm Calling for Help 101] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/callingforhelp/ht/06_Good911.htm Be a Good 911 Caller] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/callingforhelp/qt/whentocall.htm When Should You Call 911?] - [http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/XJ/Ya&sdn=firstaid&zu=http%3A%2F%2Fcontact.bellsouth.com%2Femail%2Fbbs%2Fphase2%2Fhow911works.html How 911 Works]
* About.com: [http://firstaid.about.com/od/callingforhelp/p/07_911_Tips.htm Calling for Help 101] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/callingforhelp/ht/06_Good911.htm Be a Good 911 Caller] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/callingforhelp/qt/whentocall.htm When Should You Call 911?] - [http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/XJ/Ya&sdn=firstaid&zu=http%3A%2F%2Fcontact.bellsouth.com%2Femail%2Fbbs%2Fphase2%2Fhow911works.html How 911 Works]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/3621_first-aid-basics-nine-one-one.htm EVVideo:Calling 911]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/3621_first-aid-basics-nine-one-one.htm EVVideo:Calling 911]
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==Head, Neck, and Back Injuries ==
==Head, Neck, and Back Injuries ==
=====Head Injury=====
=====Head Injury=====
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{{Shortcut|[[Head Injury]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-head-pain/FA00049 Mayo Clinic: Head pain] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-head-trauma/FA00008 Mayo Clinic: Head trauma] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/after-injury/head.html AAFP: Head Injuries] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/head_injury_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Head Injuries]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-head-pain/FA00049 Mayo Clinic: Head pain] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-head-trauma/FA00008 Mayo Clinic: Head trauma] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/after-injury/head.html AAFP: Head Injuries] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/head_injury_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Head Injuries]
=====Spinal Injuries=====
=====Spinal Injuries=====
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{{Shortcut|[[Spinal Injuries]] - [[Neck Injuries]] - [[Back Injuries]]}}
 
*[https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/backInj.shtml Harvard: Back Injuries] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/shoulder_and_neck_pain_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Neck & Back Injuries] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-spinal-injury/FA00010 Mayo Clinic: Spinal injury]<br>
*[https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/backInj.shtml Harvard: Back Injuries] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/shoulder_and_neck_pain_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Neck & Back Injuries] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-spinal-injury/FA00010 Mayo Clinic: Spinal injury]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.profirstaid.com/videos/flvplayer.php?file_url=injury-head-neck-back.flv PFAVideo: Head, Neck and Back Injuries]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.profirstaid.com/videos/flvplayer.php?file_url=injury-head-neck-back.flv PFAVideo: Head, Neck and Back Injuries]
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==Hearing Loss==
==Hearing Loss==
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{{Shortcut|[[Hearing Loss]]}}
 
*[http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing/noise.asp National Institute of Health: Hearing Loss] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hearing-loss/DS00172 Mayo Clinic: Hearing Loss] - [http://www.aafp.org/afp/20000501/2759ph.html AAFP: Prevent Hearing Loss] - [http://woodworking.about.com/od/safetyfirst/p/EarProtection.htm About.com: Woodworking Hearing Protection]
*[http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing/noise.asp National Institute of Health: Hearing Loss] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hearing-loss/DS00172 Mayo Clinic: Hearing Loss] - [http://www.aafp.org/afp/20000501/2759ph.html AAFP: Prevent Hearing Loss] - [http://woodworking.about.com/od/safetyfirst/p/EarProtection.htm About.com: Woodworking Hearing Protection]
==Heart Attack==
==Heart Attack==
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{{Shortcut|[[Heart Attack]]}}
 
* [http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1200005 American Heart Association: Heart Attack] - [http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3053#Heart_Attack Warning Signs] -[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-heart-attack/FA00050 Mayo Clinic: Heart attack] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/heartdisease/basics/291.html AAFP: Symptoms & Risk Factors] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/heart_attack_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Heart Attack]
* [http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1200005 American Heart Association: Heart Attack] - [http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3053#Heart_Attack Warning Signs] -[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-heart-attack/FA00050 Mayo Clinic: Heart attack] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/heartdisease/basics/291.html AAFP: Symptoms & Risk Factors] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/heart_attack_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Heart Attack]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137679_what-is-heart-attack.htm What Is a Heart Attack?] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137687_heart-attack-risk-factors.htm Risk Factors] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137689_misconceptions-about-heart-attacks.htm Misconceptions] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137681_signs-of-a-heart-attack.htm Signs of a Heart Attack]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137679_what-is-heart-attack.htm What Is a Heart Attack?] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137687_heart-attack-risk-factors.htm Risk Factors] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137689_misconceptions-about-heart-attacks.htm Misconceptions] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137681_signs-of-a-heart-attack.htm Signs of a Heart Attack]
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==Heart Disease==
==Heart Disease==
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{{Shortcut|[[Heart Disease]]}}
 
*[http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4726 Heart Disease Warning Signs] - [http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3053#Heart_Attack Warning Signs] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/heartdisease/basics/291.html AAFP: Avoiding a Heart Attack]
*[http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4726 Heart Disease Warning Signs] - [http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3053#Heart_Attack Warning Signs] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/heartdisease/basics/291.html AAFP: Avoiding a Heart Attack]
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==Heat Reactions==
==Heat Reactions==
=====Heat Exhaustion=====
=====Heat Exhaustion=====
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{{Shortcut|[[Heat Exhaustion]]}}
 
* [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/basics/088.html AAFP: Heat-Related Illness] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-heat-exhaustion/FA00020 Mayo Clinic: Heat Exhaustion] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/heat_exhaustion_and_heat_stroke_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke]
* [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/basics/088.html AAFP: Heat-Related Illness] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-heat-exhaustion/FA00020 Mayo Clinic: Heat Exhaustion] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/heat_exhaustion_and_heat_stroke_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/159928_treat-heat-exhaustion.htm EVVideo: How to Treat Heat Exhaustion]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/159928_treat-heat-exhaustion.htm EVVideo: How to Treat Heat Exhaustion]
=====Heat Cramps=====
=====Heat Cramps=====
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{{Shortcut|[[Heat Cramps]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-heat-cramps/FA00021 Mayo Clinic: Heat cramps]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-heat-cramps/FA00021 Mayo Clinic: Heat cramps]
<br>
<br>
=====Heat Stroke=====
=====Heat Stroke=====
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{{Shortcut|[[Heat Stroke]]}}
 
* [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-heatstroke/FA00019 Mayo Clinic: Heatstroke] -
* [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-heatstroke/FA00019 Mayo Clinic: Heatstroke] -
==Hyperventilation==
==Hyperventilation==
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{{Shortcut|[[Hyperventilation]]}}
 
*[http://www.ehow.com/how_10226_treat-hyperventilation.html eHow: Hyperventilation] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/hyperventilation-treatment WebMD: Hyperventilation]
*[http://www.ehow.com/how_10226_treat-hyperventilation.html eHow: Hyperventilation] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/hyperventilation-treatment WebMD: Hyperventilation]
==Nausea - Motion Sickness==
==Nausea - Motion Sickness==
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{{Shortcut|[[Motion Sickness]] - [[Nausea]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/indigestion/DG00018 Mayo Clinic: Indigestion-Understand and prevent heartburn, nausea and bloating] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/vomiting-and-nausea-treatment WebMD: Nausea]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/indigestion/DG00018 Mayo Clinic: Indigestion-Understand and prevent heartburn, nausea and bloating] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/vomiting-and-nausea-treatment WebMD: Nausea]
*[http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/motion-sickness-topic-overview WebMD: Motion Sickness] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motion_sickness Wikipedia] - Requirement for [[Motorboating|Motorboating Merit Badge]] and [[Small-Boat Sailing|Small-Boat Sailing Merit Badge]]
*[http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/motion-sickness-topic-overview WebMD: Motion Sickness] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motion_sickness Wikipedia] - Requirement for [[Motorboating|Motorboating Merit Badge]] and [[Small-Boat Sailing|Small-Boat Sailing Merit Badge]]
=====Fainting=====
=====Fainting=====
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{{Shortcut|[[Fainting]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-fainting/FA00052 Mayo Clinic: Fainting] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/symptoms/qt/06_dizziness.htm Dizziness] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/abdominaldisorders/qt/06_nausea.htm Nausea and Vomiting] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/symptoms/qt/06_dizziness.htm Vertigo]<br>
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-fainting/FA00052 Mayo Clinic: Fainting] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/symptoms/qt/06_dizziness.htm Dizziness] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/abdominaldisorders/qt/06_nausea.htm Nausea and Vomiting] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/symptoms/qt/06_dizziness.htm Vertigo]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.profirstaid.com/videos/flvplayer.php?file_url=fainting.flv PFAVideo: Fainting]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.profirstaid.com/videos/flvplayer.php?file_url=fainting.flv PFAVideo: Fainting]
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==Nosebleeds==
==Nosebleeds==
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{{Shortcut|[[Nosebleeds]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-nosebleeds/HQ00105 Mayo Clinic: Nosebleeds] - [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/noseBleed.shtml Harvard: Nosebleeds] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/basics/132.html AAFP: Nosebleeds] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/nosebleeds_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Nosebleeds]<br>
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-nosebleeds/HQ00105 Mayo Clinic: Nosebleeds] - [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/noseBleed.shtml Harvard: Nosebleeds] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/basics/132.html AAFP: Nosebleeds] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/nosebleeds_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Nosebleeds]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/6522_nose-bleed-stop.htm EVVideo: Nose Bleeds] - [http://video.about.com/firstaid/How-to-Treat-A-Nosebleed.htm About.com Video: Nosebleeds]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/6522_nose-bleed-stop.htm EVVideo: Nose Bleeds] - [http://video.about.com/firstaid/How-to-Treat-A-Nosebleed.htm About.com Video: Nosebleeds]
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==Poisoning ==
==Poisoning ==
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{{Shortcut|[[Poisoning]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-poisoning/FA00029 Mayo Clinic: Poisoning] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/poisoning_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Poisoning] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/hazardousmaterials/qt/06_poisons.htm About.com: Poisons] - [http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Poisoning/index.html Center for Disease Control: Poisoning]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-poisoning/FA00029 Mayo Clinic: Poisoning] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/poisoning_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Poisoning] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/hazardousmaterials/qt/06_poisons.htm About.com: Poisons] - [http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Poisoning/index.html Center for Disease Control: Poisoning]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-food-borne-illness/FA00043 Mayo Clinic: Food-borne illness] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/abdominaldisorders/qt/06_foodpoison.htm About.com: Food Poisoning]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-food-borne-illness/FA00043 Mayo Clinic: Food-borne illness] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/abdominaldisorders/qt/06_foodpoison.htm About.com: Food Poisoning]
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==Poisonous Plants ==
==Poisonous Plants ==
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{{Shortcut|[[Poisonous Plants]]}}
 
* [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/poison-ivy/DS00774 Mayo Clinic: Poison Ivy Rash] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/allergy_poison_ivy_oak_and_sumac_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Poinson Ivy Treatment]<br>
* [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/poison-ivy/DS00774 Mayo Clinic: Poison Ivy Rash] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/allergy_poison_ivy_oak_and_sumac_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Poinson Ivy Treatment]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/6532_poison-ivy-treat.htm Poison Ivy & Poison Oak] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/159940_treat-poison-oak-ivy-sumac.htm How to Treat Poison Oak, Ivy & Sumac]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/6532_poison-ivy-treat.htm Poison Ivy & Poison Oak] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/159940_treat-poison-oak-ivy-sumac.htm How to Treat Poison Oak, Ivy & Sumac]<br>
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==Puncture Wounds ==
==Puncture Wounds ==
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{{Shortcut|[[Puncture Wounds]] - [[Fishhook]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-puncture-wounds/FA00014 Mayo Clinic: Puncture wounds] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/puncture_wound_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Puncture Wound] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/tetanus-treatment Tetanus]<br>
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-puncture-wounds/FA00014 Mayo Clinic: Puncture wounds] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/puncture_wound_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Puncture Wound] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/tetanus-treatment Tetanus]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/159936_treat-puncture-wound.htm EVVideo: Puncture Wounds]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/159936_treat-puncture-wound.htm EVVideo: Puncture Wounds]
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=====Splinters=====
=====Splinters=====
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid/FA00055 Mayo Clinic: Foreign object in the skin] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/tc/removing-splinters-topic-overview WebMD: Removing Splinters] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/firstaidbasics/ht/07_splinter.htm About.com: Splinter Removal]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid/FA00055 Mayo Clinic: Foreign object in the skin] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/tc/removing-splinters-topic-overview WebMD: Removing Splinters] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/firstaidbasics/ht/07_splinter.htm About.com: Splinter Removal]
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==Rope Burns==
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*[http://www.trails.com/how_30630_treat-rope-burn.html How to Treat Rope Burn] - from ''http://trails.com''
==Seizures - Convulsions - Epilepsy==
==Seizures - Convulsions - Epilepsy==
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{{Shortcut|[[Seizures]] - [[Convulsions]] - [[Epilepsy]]}}
 
*[http://firstaid.webmd.com/seizures_emergencies_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Seizures] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/strokesseizures/ht/06_seizure.htm About.com: Seizure] - [http://health.msn.com/health-topics/neurological-cognitive-health/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100075086 MSN: Seizures]<br>
*[http://firstaid.webmd.com/seizures_emergencies_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Seizures] - [http://firstaid.about.com/od/strokesseizures/ht/06_seizure.htm About.com: Seizure] - [http://health.msn.com/health-topics/neurological-cognitive-health/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100075086 MSN: Seizures]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/3629_first-aid-basics-seizures.htm EVVideo: Seizures] - [http://www.profirstaid.com/videos/flvplayer.php?file_url=seizure.flv PFAVideo: Seizures]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/3629_first-aid-basics-seizures.htm EVVideo: Seizures] - [http://www.profirstaid.com/videos/flvplayer.php?file_url=seizure.flv PFAVideo: Seizures]
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==Shock ==
==Shock ==
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:''Treat every accident victim for shock.'' -[[Boy Scout Handbook]] p. 291
:''Treat every accident victim for shock.'' -[[Boy Scout Handbook]] p. 291
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-shock/FA00056 Mayo Clinic: Shock] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/shock_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Shock] - [http://health.msn.com/health-topics/first-aid/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100075768 MSN: Shock]<br>
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-shock/FA00056 Mayo Clinic: Shock] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/shock_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Shock] - [http://health.msn.com/health-topics/first-aid/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100075768 MSN: Shock]<br>
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==Slings==
==Slings==
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* [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/sling.shtml Harvard: Slings]<br>
* [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/sling.shtml Harvard: Slings]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52572_splint-first-aid-shoulder.htm How to Apply a Shoulder Sling] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/6517_apply-sling.htm Slings] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/3685_first-aid-care-apply-sling.htm More Slings]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52572_splint-first-aid-shoulder.htm How to Apply a Shoulder Sling] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/6517_apply-sling.htm Slings] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/3685_first-aid-care-apply-sling.htm More Slings]
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==Snakebite==
==Snakebite==
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{{Shortcut|[[Snakebite]] - [[Poisonous Animals]]}}
 
*'''Snakebite''': [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-snake-bites/FA00047 Mayo Clinic: Snakebite] - [http://www.aafp.org/afp/20020401/1377ph.html AAFP: Snakebite] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/bites/153.html Avoiding Snakebites] - [http://www.aafp.org/afp/20020401/1367.html AAFP: Venomous Snakebites] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/snakebite_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Snakebite]<br>
*'''Snakebite''': [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-snake-bites/FA00047 Mayo Clinic: Snakebite] - [http://www.aafp.org/afp/20020401/1377ph.html AAFP: Snakebite] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/bites/153.html Avoiding Snakebites] - [http://www.aafp.org/afp/20020401/1367.html AAFP: Venomous Snakebites] - [http://firstaid.webmd.com/snakebite_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Snakebite]<br>
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/3428_snake-bite.htm EVVideo: Venomous Snake Bite]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/3428_snake-bite.htm EVVideo: Venomous Snake Bite]
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==Splints==
==Splints==
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* [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/splint.shtml Harvard: Splints]
* [https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/firstaid/splint.shtml Harvard: Splints]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52563_splint-first-aid-assessment.htm How to Tell if Someone Needs a Splint] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52560_splint-first-aid-intro.htm Injuries Requiring a Splint] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52561_splint-first-aid-types.htm Types of Splints] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52562_splint-first-aid-immobilize.htm Applying a Splint] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52571_splint-first-aid-pillow.htm How to Use a Pillow as a Splint] -
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52563_splint-first-aid-assessment.htm How to Tell if Someone Needs a Splint] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52560_splint-first-aid-intro.htm Injuries Requiring a Splint] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52561_splint-first-aid-types.htm Types of Splints] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52562_splint-first-aid-immobilize.htm Applying a Splint] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/52571_splint-first-aid-pillow.htm How to Use a Pillow as a Splint] -
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=====Sprained Ankle=====
=====Sprained Ankle=====
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{{Shortcut|[[Sprained Ankle]]}}
 
* [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/sprained-ankle/ds01014 Mayo Clinic: Sprained Ankle] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/physical/injuries/010.html AAFP: Ankle Sprains]
* [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/sprained-ankle/ds01014 Mayo Clinic: Sprained Ankle] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/physical/injuries/010.html AAFP: Ankle Sprains]
==Stopped Breathing==
==Stopped Breathing==
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{{Shortcut|[[Stopped Breathing]]}}
 
:See [[CPR]]
:See [[CPR]]
*[http://firstaid.webmd.com/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr-treatment CPR & Resuce Breathing] - [http://health.msn.com/health-topics/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100061218 MSN: Rescue Breathing and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)]
*[http://firstaid.webmd.com/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr-treatment CPR & Resuce Breathing] - [http://health.msn.com/health-topics/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100061218 MSN: Rescue Breathing and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)]
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==Stroke==
==Stroke==
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{{Shortcut|[[Stroke]]}}
 
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-stroke/FA00012 Mayo Clinic: Stroke] - [http://www.strokeassociation.org/ American Stroke Association: Stroke] - [http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=14578 Medicinenet: Stroke] - [http://www.strokeinfo.org/ Stroke Awareness Foundation] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/heartdisease/basics/290.html AAFP: Stroke Warning Signs and Avoiding Stroke]
*[http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-stroke/FA00012 Mayo Clinic: Stroke] - [http://www.strokeassociation.org/ American Stroke Association: Stroke] - [http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=14578 Medicinenet: Stroke] - [http://www.strokeinfo.org/ Stroke Awareness Foundation] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/heartdisease/basics/290.html AAFP: Stroke Warning Signs and Avoiding Stroke]
*'''Warning Signs''': [http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3053#Stroke American Heart Association: Stroke Warning Signs] - [http://www.stroke.org/site/PageServer?pagename=FAST Stroke.Org] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/heartdisease/basics/290.html AAFP: Stroke Symptoms] - [http://stroke.about.com/b/2008/05/27/know-stroke-fast.htm Stroke Symptoms]
*'''Warning Signs''': [http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3053#Stroke American Heart Association: Stroke Warning Signs] - [http://www.stroke.org/site/PageServer?pagename=FAST Stroke.Org] - [http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/heartdisease/basics/290.html AAFP: Stroke Symptoms] - [http://stroke.about.com/b/2008/05/27/know-stroke-fast.htm Stroke Symptoms]
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==Tooth Injury==
==Tooth Injury==
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{{Shortcut|[[Tooth Injury]]}}
 
*[http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_or_knocked-out_teeth_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Tooth Broken or Knocked-out] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-tooth-loss/FA00015 Mayo Clinic: Tooth loss] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-toothache/FA00013 Mayo Clinic: Toothache]
*[http://firstaid.webmd.com/broken_or_knocked-out_teeth_treatment_firstaid WebMD: Tooth Broken or Knocked-out] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-tooth-loss/FA00015 Mayo Clinic: Tooth loss] - [http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-toothache/FA00013 Mayo Clinic: Toothache]
==Transporting an Injured Person==
==Transporting an Injured Person==
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{{Shortcut|[[Transporting an Injured Person]]}}
 
* [http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/firstclass/FC8c.m4v BSA Video: Transporting the injured] ''(requires [http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/ Apple QuickTime])''
* [http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/firstclass/FC8c.m4v BSA Video: Transporting the injured] ''(requires [http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/ Apple QuickTime])''
*[http://www.ehow.com/how_4529990_move-injured-person.html How to Move an Injured Person]<br>
*[http://www.ehow.com/how_4529990_move-injured-person.html How to Move an Injured Person]<br>
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==Triage==
==Triage==
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{{Shortcut|[[Triage]] - [[Assessing Injury]]}}
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triage Wikipedia: Triage] - [http://www.cdc.gov/fieldtriage/index.html Center for Disease Control: Field Triage]
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triage Wikipedia: Triage] - [http://www.cdc.gov/fieldtriage/index.html Center for Disease Control: Field Triage]
==Wilderness First Aid==
==Wilderness First Aid==
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{{Shortcut|[[Wilderness First Aid]]}}
 
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137437_assessing-emergency-situation-wilderness.htm Assessing Wilderness Emergencies] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137436_dealing-with-medical-emergency-wilderness.htm Medical Emergency] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137439_treating-shock-in-the-wilderness.htm Shock] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137434_triaging-wilderness-first-aid.htm Triage] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/8349_wilderness-first-aid.htm Wilderness First Aid]
<span style="border: 2px outset;"><small>►</small></span>&nbsp; EVVideo: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137437_assessing-emergency-situation-wilderness.htm Assessing Wilderness Emergencies] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137436_dealing-with-medical-emergency-wilderness.htm Medical Emergency] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137439_treating-shock-in-the-wilderness.htm Shock] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/137434_triaging-wilderness-first-aid.htm Triage] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/8349_wilderness-first-aid.htm Wilderness First Aid]
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* [[Essentials for the Outdoors|Camping Checklist]]
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==External links==
==External links==
* Download PDF First Aid Manuals: [http://www.firstaidguide.net/ 86 Pages from firstaidguide.net] - [http://www.firstaidtopics.com/first-aid-cpr-manual/ 51 Pages from firstaidtopics.com] - Note: these can only be supplemental materials.
* Download PDF First Aid Manuals: [http://www.firstaidguide.net/ 86 Pages from firstaidguide.net] - [http://www.firstaidtopics.com/first-aid-cpr-manual/ 51 Pages from firstaidtopics.com] - Note: these can only be supplemental materials.
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'''Disclaimer''': This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, emergency treatment or formal first-aid training. Don't use this information to diagnose or develop a treatment plan for a health problem or disease without consulting a qualified health care provider. If you're in a life-threatening or emergency medical situation, seek medical assistance immediately.
 
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Please note that the only first aid materials recommended by the [[Boy Scouts of America]] are those found or listed in official BSA materials such as the current [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=35897* First Aid Merit Badge Book] and [[Boy Scout Handbook]]. First Aid Treatments are constantly being revised. See the [[Guide to Safe Scouting]]. Neither MeritBadge.Org, nor its contributors make any recommendations.
 
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[[Category:Skills]]
[[Category:Skills]]

Current revision

MeritBadge.Org offers resource and video links for First Aid, Swimming,
Outdoor Skills, Backpacking, Cooking, Navigation, Cycling, and Wilderness Survival Skills.

Contents

Abrasion (Scrape)
AEDs
Altitude Sickness
Assessing Injury
Back Injury
Bites Stings Bees
Black eye
Bleeding
Blisters
Bloodborne Pathogens
Broken Bone
Bruise (Contusion)
Burns
Chest Pain
Choking
Cold Reactions
Convulsion
CPR
Cramps
Cuts (Lacerations)
Dehydration
Electrical Burns
Electrical Shock
Eye Injury
First Aid Kit
Fishhook
Fractures
Frostbite
Getting Help
Head Injury
Hearing Loss
Heart Attack
Heart Disease
Heat Exhaustion
Heat Reactions
Heat Stroke
Heimlich
Hyperventilation
Hypothermia
Insect Bites Stings
Motion Sickness
Muscle Cramps
Muscle Strains
Nausea-Fainting
Neck Injuries
Nosebleeds
Object in Eye
Poisoning
Poisonous Animals
Poisonous Plants
Puncture Wound
Rope Burns
Scratches
Shock
Seizure Slings - Splints
Snakebite
Spinal Injury
Splinters
Sprained Ankle
Sprains-Strains
Stopped Breathing
Stroke
Sunburn
Tick Bites
Tooth Injury
Transporting
Triage
Wilderness First Aid

First Aid is the first help or immediate care given someone who has suddenly sickened or been hurt in an accident. First-aid training continues through the program of the Boy Scouts of America as concrete evidence that we are prepared to help others in need.

It is important that one person in each touring group be trained in the principles of first aid, know how and when to put this knowledge to the best use, and thoroughly understand the limitations of this knowledge.

It is strongly recommended that adult leaders in Scouting avail themselves of CPR and first-aid training by the American Red Cross or any recognized agency to be aware of the latest techniques and procedures. However, some of the first-aid techniques found in BSA literature are not the same as those professed by the American Red Cross. Frequently, modifications depend on the Scout's age—this could be a factor in the Scout's judgment and physical dexterity.

— - Guide to Safe Scouting, VI. First Aid


Here are the first aid resources you need for over 40 ranks and badges.   Videos show you key skills.

Rank Videos

BSA Rank Videos for Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class cover many first aid topics including: Heimlich Maneuver, Hurry Cases, First Aid Kit, Bandages, Transporting the injured, and CPR.

Resources

While your handbook is your primary resource, the links below can help you learn your first aid skills. See the Disclaimers.

  Expert Village Videos: First Aid - Basics - Basics2
About.com - offers a number of first aid videos.
ProFirstAid (PFAVideo) - an entire online first aid course for free. Pay if you want their certificates.
American Red Cross Training Online - The Greater Indianapolis Chapter offers many certified American Red Cross first aid courses for a fee.


Disclaimers

Disclaimer: This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, emergency treatment or formal first-aid training. Don't use this information to diagnose or develop a treatment plan for a health problem or disease without consulting a qualified health care provider. If you're in a life-threatening or emergency medical situation, seek medical assistance immediately.

Please note that the only first aid materials recommended by the Boy Scouts of America are those found or listed in official BSA materials such as the current First Aid Merit Badge Book and Boy Scout Handbook. First Aid Treatments are constantly being revised. See the Guide to Safe Scouting. Neither MeritBadge.Org, nor its contributors make any recommendations.







AED

  PFAVideo: AED Intro


Altitude Sickness

Requirement for Camping and Hiking Merit Badges.

Bites and Stings

  EVVideo: Insect Bites & Stings - Treatments - Insect Bites - Brown Recluse Spider Bite - Chiggers - Bee Stings - Bees

Tick Bites

  Avoiding Ticks - EVVideo: Removing Ticks

Bleeding

  Mayo Clinic: Bleeding Video - EVVideo: EVVideo: Bleeding - EVVideo: Bleeding2 - Direct Pressure - Pressure Bandage
  ProFirstAid: Minor Bleeding - Serious Bleeding - About.com Video: Dress a Wound


Blisters

  EVVideo: Avoiding Blisters - Blisters - How to Treat Blisters

Bloodborne Pathogens

  ProFirstAid: Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens - What are Bloodborne Pathogens? - How Bloodborne Pathogens are Spread - How to Reduce Your Risk


Broken Bones

Shortcut:
Broken Bones - Fractures
Dislocation


Bruises


Burns

  EVVideo: Burns - Second Degree Burns - Second & Third-Degree Burns - About.com Video: Burn - About.com: Types of Burns Video

See also: Electrical Burns and Rope Burns


Cancer


Chest Pain


Choking

  EVVideo: First Aid for Choking Victims - PFAVideo: Choking - About.com Video: Heimlich Maneuver


Cold Reactions

Hypothermia


Frostbite

  EVVideo: How to Treat Frostbite - About.com: Stages of Frostbite Video


CPR

  EVVideo: CPR Basics - CPR ProFirstAid: *NEW* Hands-Only CPR - PFAVideo: Adult CPR - About.com Video: Hands Only CPR -


Cuts - Scrapes

  EVVideo: Cuts (Lacerations) - EVVideo: Abrasions


Dehydration


Electrical Burns - Electrical Shock


Eye Injury - Object in Eye


Getting Help

  EVVideo:Calling 911


Head, Neck, and Back Injuries

Head Injury


Spinal Injuries

  PFAVideo: Head, Neck and Back Injuries


Hearing Loss


Heart Attack

  EVVideo: What Is a Heart Attack? - Risk Factors - Misconceptions - Signs of a Heart Attack


Heart Disease


Heat Reactions

Heat Exhaustion

  EVVideo: How to Treat Heat Exhaustion

Heat Cramps


Heat Stroke

Hyperventilation


Nausea - Motion Sickness

Fainting

  PFAVideo: Fainting


Nosebleeds

  EVVideo: Nose Bleeds - About.com Video: Nosebleeds


Poisoning


Poisonous Plants

  EVVideo: Poison Ivy & Poison Oak - How to Treat Poison Oak, Ivy & Sumac


Puncture Wounds

  EVVideo: Puncture Wounds

Fishhook
Splinters


Rope Burns


Seizures - Convulsions - Epilepsy

  EVVideo: Seizures - PFAVideo: Seizures


Shock

Treat every accident victim for shock. -Boy Scout Handbook p. 291

  PFAVideo: Shock


Slings

  EVVideo: How to Apply a Shoulder Sling - Slings - More Slings


Snakebite

  EVVideo: Venomous Snake Bite

Poisonous Animals

  EVVideo: How to Treat Jellyfish Stings


Splints

  EVVideo: How to Tell if Someone Needs a Splint - Injuries Requiring a Splint - Types of Splints - Applying a Splint - How to Use a Pillow as a Splint - How to Position a Splint


Sprains - Strains - Cramps

Shortcut:
Sprains - Strains - Cramps

  EVVideo: Strained Muscle

Sprained Ankle


Stopped Breathing

See CPR


Stroke

  EVVideo: What Is a Stroke? - How to Identify a Stroke - How to Prevent a Stroke - The Signs of a Stroke


Sunburn

Shortcut:
Sunburn

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Tooth Injury


Transporting an Injured Person

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Triage


Wilderness First Aid

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Related Awards

Emergency Preparedness-related awards


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