Lesson 1, Topic 1
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Recognise the severity of an injury

Recognise the severity of an injury
• Do not do anything that may cause additional injury.
• Move the injured person only if you are preventing further
Injury, or to initiate CPR, or after you have determined it is safe
to do so.
• Recognize emergencies or other serious injuries.
• That needs the immediate attention of paramedics or an
ambulance.
• Recognize injuries that need immediate care by professional
medical personnel, but are not life-threatening in nature.
• Recognize injuries that exclude the athlete from continued
participation.