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k12 Health 7 Unit 2

Prevention of Diseases and Injuries 7th Unit 2

AED Automated External Defibrillator
CPR Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, performed on an unconscious individual in order to supply oxygen to the brain.
Heimlich Maneuver A life-saving procedure aimed at forcing a stuck object from a choking person's throat.
Infection A condition that occurs when a pathogen enters the body and starts to cause harm.
Injury Any harm done to the body.
Prevention Attempting to decrease the amount of risk involved before something happens.
First aid Emergency treatment for an injured person before medical help arrives.
Common sense Sound, practical judgment that is independent of specialized knowledge, training, or the like; normal native intelligence.
Unconscious Not conscious; without awareness, sensation, or cognition.
Created by: krittenour