Paramedics Debunk 12 First Aid Myths…


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Date: November 11, 2021

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“Paramedics Randy Li and Lorena Concepcion-Martinez debunk 12 myths about first aid. They talk about how to properly perform CPR, different choking protocols, and the best way to clean a wound. They also explain that sleeping after a concussion isn’t dangerous — in fact, the myth comes from the misconception that sleeping after a concussion can lead to a coma.

Concepcion-Martinez has been a paramedic in New York City for the past 19 years.

Li has been a paramedic in New York City for the past 11 years. He also has a YouTube channel called RescueRandy, where he covers all things related to emergency medical services. You can watch his videos here: https://www.youtube.com/c/RescueRandy/

Timecodes:
00:00 Intro
00:38 If someone gets a concussion, keep them awake
01:25 You should put something into the mouth of someone having a seizure
02:44 Slap a choking person on the back
04:37 Always suck the venom out of a snakebite
05:52 CPR requires mouth-to-mouth
07:13 After getting stabbed, take out the sharp object from the body
07:48 You have to be medically trained to use a defibrillator
09:04 Put butter on a burn to heal it
09:34 If you get frostbite on your hands, rub them together to warm them up
10:35 You should clean your wounds with rubbing alcohol
11:29 Cardiac arrest and a heart attack are the same thing
12:09 If you witness a drug overdose, put the person in the shower or bath”

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