oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - First aid: Helping the unconscious player on the field
|Article Title||First aid: Helping the unconscious player on the field|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Publication Date||Feb 1987|
|Keyword(s)||Administering salt, Diabetes mellitus, Diabetic shock, Epilepsy, Glycogenic hormone, Head blow, Heat exhaustion, Heat stroke, Impact to celiac plexus, Insulin, Intracranial bleeding, Neck hyperextension, Respiratory mechanism, Rupture of spleen or liver, Sternocleidomastoid and Tonic spasm|
First Aid always demands quick recognition of signs of an injury or illness so that effective care can be rendered, but nowhere does the importance of immediate injury recognition loom as large as in unconsciousness. A number of conditions could cause unconsciousness.
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