15 Persistent First Aid Myths

Their are multiple first aid myths that will not die.  Some of these myths, other than perhaps delaying recovery, are essentially harmless. However, many false first aid treatment procedures are potentially dangerous  and even deadly.  For example, a tourniquet should only be put on under extreme circumstances.  Tourniquets, as they can permanently damage arteries, should only used in cases when a hurt person could potentially “bleed out”.

So, brush up on your first aid skills and make sure to only practice prove, first aid techniques and take a look at the infographic below borrowed from Pinterest.  Click on the image below to get to go to the source of the below infograph.


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