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By Christopher Maslanka

ISBN-10: 0486310507

ISBN-13: 9780486310503

Packed with eccentric characters, surrealistic illustrations, and funny events, eighty mind-bending difficulties will try out the powers of common sense and ingenuity of even the main avid puzzlists. the writer, acclaimed as "the most suitable British enigmatologist" by way of The Oxford occasions, deals tricks in addition to strategies in a ultimate tangle of storytelling that gives either chuckles and demanding situations.

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First aid action following rescue Having removed the victim from the accident scene, the first aider must make a quick assessment of the accident priorities. Restoration of normal heart action and breathing must take precedence over minor bleeding or wounds. If the victim is unconscious and has severe bums, skin or eye contamination with the toxic material, it will be necessary to organize a small team of staff who will deal with these problems without delay. It is essential in the safety preplanning that such arrangements are made in advance so that the casualty can be treated in the most speedy and effective way.

Cover the affected area with a clean dry bums dressing. Arrange for the casualty to go to hospital for medical advice and further treatment. Eye contact THIS IS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Irrigate the eyes with large volumes of cold tap water making sure that the eyes are thoroughly washed clean of bromine contamination but taking care to avoid forcing any bromine solution into the eye socket. Hold the patient’s head to one side and allow a steady stream of water from a flexible hosepipe or eyewash station to irrigate the eye(s).

This gas can become desorbed from clothing when the casualty is removed into a warm first aid room or ambulance. Where possible the victim’s heavy jacket should be removed, and the casualty covered with a warm blanket. If the jacket is required for further examination at the hospital, it should be placed and sealed inside a thick plastic bag. Chemical contact with the eyes o r skin With any chemical contact to the skin or eyes, the first golden rule is to wash the affected area with a steady stream of cold tap water, preferably from a hosepipe, for at least 15 minutes.

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