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First Aid

NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens First AidThis is a simple guide to first aid principles provided by NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens in cooperation with the American Red Cross. Although this guide can not be considered a substitute for first aid training such as that offered by the American Red Cross, it can be used as a quick reference in emergency situations that you may encounter.

Prepared in cooperation with the American Red Cross

Start Here:

  1. Remain calm. Check to make sure the scene is safe. Check victims for signs of life-threatening emergency.
  2. Call (or have someone else call) 911. Do not hang up unless told to do so.
  3. Care for any conditions you find (full list located at left).


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