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Lesson Note

Subject: Food And Nutrition

Topic: Keeping A First Aid Box

Lesson Objectives: By the end of the lesson, the learners should be able to:

  1. Define the term first aid and first aid box;
  2. List items found in the first aid box;

Lesson Discussion

Keeping A First Aid Box

First aid is the treatment given to an injured person before taking him or her to the hospital for proper treatment.
Due to the possibility of occurrence of accident in the kitchen, it is very important that day kitchen user or house wife keeps a simple first aid box in the kitchen or where it can be easily reached. this will allow for the treatment of simple accidents and also serve as a preliminary treatment before the arrival of a doctor in the case of a serious one.

A first Aider is a person trained to administer first aid treatment.

Items That Should Be Kept In The First Aid Box

The following items that must be in the first aid box:

  1. Assorted adhesive dressing
  2. Triangular bandages
  3. Roller bandage is
  4. Cotton wool
  5. Scissors with blend point
  6. Small-size prepared sterile dressing
  7. Antiseptic cream
  8. Iodine
  9. Blades
  10. Crepe or intensive bandage
  11. Absorbent cotton
  12. Solution of hydrogen peroxide
  13. Soap
  14. Disinfectant
  15. Embrocation, sloan’s liniment.
  16. Petroleum-based ointment.

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  • What is first aid treatment?
  • Who is a first aider?
  • Mention items that should be found in the first aid box.

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