First aid for ships Part 3.

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A compilation of films showing good first aid practice as recommended by the World Health Organisation. The films are shot in a plain studio setting and the wounds themselves, such as bleeding etc. are convincingly recreated. 1 segment.


England, 1974.

Physical description

1 encoded moving image (06:17 min.) : sound, color



Copyright note

Oxford Educational Resources 1974

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Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 2.0 UK: England & Wales

Language note

In English.

Creator/production credits

Made by Oxford Educational Resources.


2 of the 3 segments are available online; segment 1 can be viewed on DVD in the library (5020D).


Segment 3 Foreign bodies in the eye. How to tackle this common injury; all the required equipment is set out on a table. The person who is carrying out this operation washes their hands. Depending on where the foreign body is, the patient has his eye lid everted. A foreign body is pushed out of the eye by a fold of clean paper when in the lower lid. The eye is then bandaged. The eye lid is folded over a stick (or matchstick) for foreign bodies in the upper lid. Usage of the foreign body needle is shown. Antiseptic eye drops are used. A pressure bandage is applied. Time start: 00:00:00:00 Time end: 00:06:17:00 Length: 00:06:17:00


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