I am distressed, perplexed and pained!Today afternoon, I was going through a very good and informative article on first aid, the link of which is given below:-
First aid of giddiness, sunstroke, accidents caused by electricity and snakebite
I have been impressed by the quality of the article. After reading it, I submitted the following response:-
"At the outset, I thank the author for this extremely useful and informative article. The author has done a great job by mentioning the first aids for giddiness, sunstroke, electrical accidentS and snake bite cases. In all these cases, timely action helps to save the live.
So far as giddiness is concerned, it may be caused by sodium imbalance and glucose deficiency. As stated by the author in this article, if a person suddenly feels giddy, he/she should be given sugar containing glucose. He/She can also be administered ORS. Thereafter the person should be taken to the doctor for proper check-up.
In the tropical countries like India death due to sun-stroke is a common occurrence. We hear many cases of sunstroke and unfortunate death particularly during peak of summer. The author has provided the proper procedure for first aid in case of sun stroke. ORS causes wonder for initial treatment of a patient suffering from sunstroke. Many doctors advise people to carry ORS packets while moving out during summer.
Adequate precaution must be taken during rainy season, cyclone etc., to avoid electric shock. If a person gets stuck to a live wire, he/she must be pulled away by dry wood or other substances which are poor conductors of electricity. Under any circumstance, electrocuted person should not be touched by other persons.
So far as, snake bite is concerned, time is most valuable. Immediately after snake bite, proper tourmicate must be applied and the wound must be cut to enable the poisonous blood come out from the circulatory system. The person should be immediately taken to the nearest heath centre for administering anti-venom injection.
There is no doubt that this article provides very useful information regarding first aids in respect of various accidents. I strongly recommend this article to all readers of ISC. "
I am astonished that within 5 minutes of submission of this response, this response was deleted. Honestly speaking, I don't understand the reason for deletion of this response. I recommended this informative article to the Members of ISC.
I am distressed, perplexed and pained. The concerned Editor may kindly explain the reason for deletion of this response.