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Assess the casualties responsiveness.
Gather any information about the suspected poison.
If the casualty can cough forcefully, speak or breathe, do not touch them.
Assess the baby's breathing.
Apply direct pressure to the wound as quickly as possible.
Cool the burn immediately in running cool water.
Animal & Human Bites and Insect Bites/Stings
Spider and snake bites.
A person suffering a diabetic emergency needs immediate medical help.
A short info-graphic on treating seizures / convulsions