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First Aid

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First Aid

First aid is the provision of initial care for an illness or injury.

It is usually performed by non-expert, but trained personnel to a sick or injured person until definitive medical treatment can be accessed. Certain self-limiting illnesses or minor injuries may not require further medical care past the first aid intervention. It generally consists of a series of simple and in some cases, potentially life-saving techniques that an individual can be trained to perform with minimal equipment.

Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Categories: Medical Symbols, Passenger/Pedestrian Signs.

First Aid is part of the Passenger/Pedestrian Symbols group.

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