Huh. Probaby my inexperience, but the amount of scenarios that requires ALS is staggering. But, perhaps it's the frequency of occurrence rather than the multitude of possible situations that require ALS .
In my studies, for A-Z, call additional support/ALS.
The more I see it, the more I wonder why everyone doesn't get that training. Yeah, more time consuming and more stuff to learn, but it seems to be used regularly.
So, per the book
"Words of Wisdom
It is important for you to become familiar with the “street” names of commonly used and abused drugs. Most users will not tell you they took methylenedioxy-methamphetamine; most likely you will hear terms like ecstasy, XTC, Molly, rolling, or popping...
I've looked through tons of videos and google, but I have only seen them mention that the if using the left nostril, rotate the airway. I thought the airway/nasal cavity and such were symmetrical. Anatomically/medically, why the rotation on the left and not the right?
I was doing some reading, and someone said it was to purposely stop the heart because the rhythm was off so you can right it with CPR. But that seems dumb to me. Maybe I'm just ignorant, but isn't having a crappy pulse better than having none? I mean, once it's gone, isn't that harder to fix...
I'm looking for anecdotes on what makes a helpful bystander, and one that gets in the way or create danger.
At what point will you accept help vs trying to nicely (or aggressively, I don't know how you're supposed to) shoo them away?
(I'm a student, please correct me if I'm not right)
So say you respond to a scene, a victim of a is on the ground. I'm not sure if you guys check IDs or anything like that. But saying you did and he gives you a permit to carry a weapon. Maybe he used it, maybe not.
What if he's unconscience...