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Scenario: Head Injury and unconscious


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Scenario Overview:
You are at your workplace and someone falls down a step and hit their head and it starts bleed, as it is bleeding they fall unconscious. The casualty is known to fainting.
Difficulty:
First Aider Easy
How the scenario should progress:
The first aider will apply pressure to the wound and also put the casualty into the recovery position.
Patient 1:
Name:     Age: 25    Sex: Male
Medication: None
Allergies: None
Past medical/family/social history: Known to fainting
Findings on examination: Patient has a bleed from the head and falls unconscious.
Possible treatment from first aiders: Apply pressure to the wound and to put the casualty into the recovery position.
Time after start: 0 mins 2 mins
Response: None Yes
Airway: Yes Yes
Breathing? Yes Yes
Pain Score: (unknown) 5



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Scenario submitted by: Anonymous