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First Aid Risks

Why could it be dangerous to move an injured or ill person?

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  • AAmerican Red Cross answered
    One of the most dangerous threats to a seriously injured or ill person is unnecessary movement. Moving an injured person can cause additional injury and pain and may complicate his or her recovery. Generally, you should not move an injured or ill person while giving care.
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