Hypothermia occurs when body temperature drops below 35°C (95°F). Children are most at risk when they've been active outside for a long time in low temperatures, or have become wet (by falling into cold water, for example).
Triage: the process of prioritizing (to put in order) sick or injured people for treatment according to the seriousness of the condition or injury.
Immediate transport and advanced care
Care and transportation can be delayed up to one hour if necessary
Care and transportation for victims can be delayed up to 3 hours
FIRST AID CHOKING
Health World Online: Emergency and First Aid http://www.healthy.net/clinic/firstaid/index.html Imagine that you and some friends are playing beach volleyball on a hot summer day. Suddenly, one of your friends collapses. What might have happened? What should you do? Visit this Web site to learn about first aid for emergencies such as broken bones, burns, cuts, and insect stings. Design a poster that identifies the steps to take if someone is choking.
FIRST AID SHOCK
Circulatory system fails to circulate oxygen-rich blood to cells throughout body.