Practical guide. Top 10 mistakes in first aid, 2011
Imagine that you are walking in the forest and suddenly a rattlesnake bit you. What are you going to do? Perhaps you have often seen in films how a brave hero takes out his penknife, makes an incision at the bite site, sucks out the poison and ties up the tourniquet. However, this method is only suitable for the scene in the film. What mistakes do we most often make when we try to give ourselves first aid for bites, cuts and other dangerous situations?