Basic First Aid For Hikers

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Basic First Aid For Hikers

I am not a medical professional, but this quiz was compiled with information gathered from WebMD. Com. If you are hiking, camping or spending extended time in the wild, take a first aid course and become CPR certified.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Heat exhaustion is not a severe condition and immediate treatment is not necessary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    If you get sunburned on your hike there isn't much you can do for it except end your hike and get out of the sun.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    If you have a small, unbroken blister you should not break it and leave it uncovered if possible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    You can the assist the clotting process of a bleeding wound by...
    • A. 

      Applying direct pressure to the wound.

    • B. 

      Raising the injured area.

    • C. 

      Neither A nor B

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 5. 
    If a known epileptic is experiencing a seizure, you should...
    • A. 

      Restrain him so he can’t hurt himself.

    • B. 

      Place a pack or folded blanket under his feet.

    • C. 

      Move potentially dangerous objects away from the individual.

  • 6. 
    If someone faints, the first thing you should do is...
    • A. 

      Splash his face with cold water.

    • B. 

      Raise his feet.

    • C. 

      Slap him across the face.

    • D. 

      Give him water to drink.

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