PROVIDING FIRST AID TO CAR ACCIDENT VICTIMSWritten by Jinky C. Mesias
The first thing to do in case of car accident is to remain calm and not to panic. After you calm yourself, next best thing to do is to seek for help quickly however we all know from movies that help often times comes later on in movie which is sadly to say also happens in real life and so for cases such as this it is always practical and sensible to apply first aid solutions. The main concern of giving first aid solutions is to save lives as well as to provide temporary relief to injuries due to impact of car accidents. However, injuries due to car accidents doesn’t necessarily mean that there would be wounds nevertheless absence of wounds does not in any way indicates that victim is not harmed or is completely all right. Examples of these kind of injuries are those found in head or abdomen wherein symptoms are not readily manifested however victims still need to be accompanied to a secured place until professional help arrive.
In addition, victims of car accidents have to be examined in three areas and these are airways, breathing and circulation areas. However, in cases wherein a victim suffers from a broken neck, first aid rule requires to refrain from mishandling or to move victim since such injury may lead to a permanent disability. On other hand, it is much better to check airways first since lack of oxygen for more than three minutes can be fatal. Signs of airway obstruction are manifested by color of lips, breathing sound and then feel of the
SENSIBLE WAYS OF AVOIDING CAR ACCIDENTSWritten by Jinky C. Mesias
Most car accidents are caused by impulsive teenage drivers who treat road as their own race tracks. The simple logical reason for this is that teenagers have lesser driving experience and therefore are most likely to commit traffic violations which often times lead to vehicular accidents. In order to guide teenagers as well as adult drivers in avoiding future car accidents, this article will tackle some easy to follow steps of avoiding car accidents.
To start with, it is always practical and sensible to check for incoming cars twice before pulling into an intersection at a stop sign. Following this simple rule may actually save lives since there are cases wherein accidents happen simply because driver neglected to look in both ways of intersection and then bang- ACCIDENT!
Backing out in a parking area to some may be a simple matter however did you know that accident may also occur while you’re backing out your car? The most common car accident involved in this kind of situation is rear-end collision since it is very common in parking areas wherein two cars opposite of each other leaving or pulling out of area at same time and then COLLISION!- that is why it is of great importance to look behind you before backing out of parking place to avoid accidents.
The next avoiding car accident rule is to watch out for rushing cars through intersections especially at end of a red light. And also, beware of those cars that try to beat red light and also those cars that try to make it through intersection on yellow light since such cars are likely to meet accident once caught in intersection moment traffic light turns green. These kinds of scenarios are most common and happen all time.