Rules of conduct
Purpose and procedure for performing a survey of the victim
The purpose of the survey is to determine the signs of bleeding that requires an early stop. The survey is carried out very quickly, within 1-2 seconds, from head to toe.
The concepts of "bleeding", "acute blood loss"
Bleeding is understood as a situation when blood (normally located inside the vessels of the human body) leaves the vascular bed for various reasons (most often as a result of injury), which leads to acute blood loss – the irretrievable loss of part of the blood. This is accompanied by a decrease in the function of the circulatory system for the transfer of oxygen and nutrients to the organs, which is accompanied by a deterioration or cessation of their activity.
The main signs of acute blood loss:
* sharp general weakness;
* feeling thirsty;
* flashing of "flies" before the eyes;
* fainting, more often when trying to get up;
* pale, moist and cold skin;
* rapid heartbeat;