Millions of people on the earth get traffic injuries on day-to-day basis. This is always so much terrific to witness an accidents and hold your nerves. Most of the people get panic and can’s help injured people. In an emergency situation people can save very valuable moments as concern of the injured person to help him giving very important first aid. Having knowledge of first aid procedures when you see someone from your family, loved one’s or common people in a critical situation can impact very much to their lives. Although, you are not a professional but some of the following first aid techniques you must be aware of.

Road Traffic Accidents: 6 First Aid Tips People Should Know

Common Road Traffic injuries:

According to CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) over 30 million people around the world suffer with road traffic injuries each year and requires quick medical care. These are some of the following common road traffic injuries people suffer from.

  • Falls, hit by an object
  • Burning injuries due to blast
  • Motorbike, bicycle, vehicles or pedestrian injuries
  • Slip over roads

Here are the following tips a person should use and give a person relief or life line.

Hold your nerves first:

Most of the people get panic in the emergency situation when they see a sudden accident. First of all persons should hold their nerves. After coming in senses watch the situation carefully and see what to do.

Check Vital Signs:

First of all people should see the vital sign in the injured people. Check their breathing, pulse rate and heart rate first.

Call for help:

It is very much possible you can also get injured in this situation. But if you see you are safe and not able to help people quickly call for help. Call for an ambulance and try get the injured person in senses.

Perform CPR:

People should perform some lifesaving methods as well like CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation).  Put your hands in the center of the chest and kneel next to the person as you could press easily. Place one hand on the top of other hand and push the breastbone 5 to 6 cm down. Give at least 30 compression. After quick succession of compression give breath to the person from mouth and perform compression again.

Deal with bleeding to avoid hemorrhage:

If there is so much bleeding from the wounds you must look for something to press on the wound to stop bleeding. It can be very critical if there will be so much bleeding. It can be a piece of cloth, if you can stop with your hand or anything near to you can be useful that can stop flow of blood from wounds.

Keep the injured person warm:

most of the cases the injured person get cold due to shock and if the accident occur in winter try to keep the person warm as much as you can. You can use anything like jacket, shirt, shawl et