First aid assistance is the initial action taken to help any person with a minor or critical injury or illness, with an aim of preventing their condition from worsening, promote recovery and help save lives. However, First aid is not an alternative or replacement to treatment, especially in critical conditions victims should seek fuhrer medical advice from their doctors.
Easy and smart first aid is an app designed with an aim and a goal of equipping you with the necessary skills required for performing first aid. The application has simple and easy, step by step instructions that a person can read and clearly understand. The first aid instructions are mostly one-time and short-term and require little training to administer.
The app has a variety of first aid procedures such as treating of bites and stings, minor burns and scalds, applying dressing and bandages, removing of debris from eyes, use of over the counter medicine or non-prescription medicines, actions to take when a person has a heart attack, shock, asthma attack, fainted, electric burn, hypothermia, chemical burns, sunburns, bruising, bleeding from ears, nose bleeding, stroke, cerebral compression, seizures, swallowed poison, food poisoning, etc.
Besides, the easy and simple first aid also has a first aid kit section. A number of first aid equipment have been included. For example, gloves, scissors, adhesive bandages, gauze roll, thermometer, tweezers, cotton ball, etc. A detailed description and a short video on how to use the items have also been provided.
The app also covers the ABC of first aid. ABC stands for Airway, Breathing, and Circulation. Term Airway, means the victim's airway should always be clear and free from chocking because blocking of the airways due to choking can be fatal. Breathing means once the airway is clear and free from obstruction determine whether the victim is breathing and if necessary provide rescue breathing. Circulation means if the victim is not able to breathe the first aider, should immediately start the chest compression, and rescue breathing. This procedure promotes blood circulation, and the first aider also needs to frequently check the victim's pulse. If the victim is breathing safely, then secondary checks and surveys can be carried out to check for open wounds, swellings, deformities, and other underlying medical conditions.
Why go for easy and smart first aid?
-The provided first aid instructions are simple and easy to understand. Besides, the equivalent video instructions are also provided to help you better understand how to perform the first aid procedure.
-The app has Text to speech functionality (TTS) which means the app can read out the instructions, the feature comes in handy especially if one has low vision.
-Apart from the first aid instructions, one can also save his or her medical history in the application. The information is stored locally in your mobile phone hence privacy of data is guaranteed.
-Easy and smart first aid can also quickly calculate and provide you with your Body Mass Index (BMI). All you need to get the result is to key in your height and weight and get your answer.
-The app also has a section for health tips and news. This section will be frequently updated to give users relevant information needed for them to continue to live healthy lifestyles.
-The app also has an emergency line section, where a person can quickly contact their national emergency call centers. Each emergency number can only work in their respective country.