RAPID ASSESSMENT OF FIRST AID AWARENESS AMONGST THE RURAL COMMUNITY OF DOIWALA BLOCK, DEHRADUN

  • Jayanti Semwal
  • Ruchi Juyal
  • Meenakshi Singh
  • S D Kandpal

Abstract

First aid is the immediate help provided to a sick or injured person and is concerned not only with physical injury or illness but also with other initial care. Many experts believe that even a limited understanding of first aid would be a valuable service to individuals. The present study was done with objective to assess the basic knowledge & understanding of first aid among the rural people. FGD was conducted amongst 156 people of 20-40 years age group in both sexes who participated voluntarily.  In the present study it was found that only (25.6%) 40 persons were familiar with the term “First aid” and male female ratio was 2:1.

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Published
2013-09-30
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Semwal J, Juyal R, Singh M, Kandpal SD. RAPID ASSESSMENT OF FIRST AID AWARENESS AMONGST THE RURAL COMMUNITY OF DOIWALA BLOCK, DEHRADUN. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2013Sep.30 [cited 2020Nov.29];25(3):262-4. Available from: https://www.iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/325
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