Written Bites and Stings Assessment (10 marks, >= 5 marks to pass)
Control bleeding by applying direct pressure and raising the injured part, cover the wound with a sterile dressing and arrange to take the casualty to hospital.
Try and suck out the blood to prevent infection.
Stay there and wait for help to arrive.
Cover the wound with cloth and run home.
Don’t do anything and let it heal by itself.
Wash the wound thoroughly with warm water and soap, pat the wound with clean gauze swab and cover with a sterile dressing. Advise the casualty to see doctor in case inoculation is needed
Run 400 meters and stop.
Jump into a pool of water if any.
Apply constant firm pressure, scrape or brush the sting off with your fingernail or blunt edge of knife.
Use a fine point tweezer and pull it out by using the “to and fro” action.
Use a needle and pin it to remove and apply some medicine.
Wash it with plenty of water and get medical treatment directly.
Pour copious amount of mineral water over the injury to incapacitate stinging cells that have not yet released venom.
Pour copious amount of sand over the injury to incapacitate stinging cells that have not yet released venom.
Pour copious amount of vinegar / sea water over the injury to incapacitate stinging cells that have not yet released venom and use talcum powder to brush off any remaining stinging cells.
Amputate the injure part straight away and get a taxi to the nearest hospital. ASAP
Immobilise the injured part, call ambulance and wait for ambulance.
Gently pull out any protruding spines and place the injured part in water as hot as the casualty can bear for at least 30 minutes, send the casualty to hospital, where spines remaining in the skin may be removed.
Wash the wound and lightly compress the limb above the wound with a roller bandage.
Cut the wound and let the blood flow out, do not suck the wound.
Suck out the blood to remove the venom.
Suck out the blood and bring him to see doctor.
Firmly bandage the part above the wound which is nearer to the heart.
Cut the wound and let the blood out.
Try and chase any snake that you come across.
Beat up and kill any snake that you see.
Move away if you spot any snakes.
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