First Aid on Fever – English


The village girl Meena returned home from school feeling shaky and shivery and looked tired. She was complaining of body pain, head ache as well. The worried mother who came near her noticed that she has a high temperature. Welcome to the spoken tutorial on First aid in case of fever Here we will talk about, the symptoms of fever, the primary care and consulting the doctor Any person who’s temperature goes above the normal temperature i.e 96.8 to 100.4Âş Farenheit is considered having fever. Let us see what are the symptoms of fever Increase in temperature Aches and pains Shaking and shivering Severe headache and Soar throat The mother seeing the shivering condition, wrapped the child in a blanket to keep her warm Let us check what to do and what to avoid in case of fever. Give the patient a sponge bath in Luke warm water Give the patient lots of water to drink Do not wrap the person in a blanket or thick clothing Do not give medicines on your own Always give medicines after consulting the doctor Do not block fresh air In fact, fresh breeze helps to lower the fever. Seek immediate medical help in case the patient shows the following symptoms Irregular breathing Stiff neck Persistent sore throat Rashes * Vomiting Painful urinations & Diarrhea This brings us to the end of this tutorial Watch the video available at the following link It summaries the Spoken Tutorial project If you do not have a good bandwidth you can download and watch it The Spoken Tutorial project team conducts workshops using spoken tutorials. Gives certificates to those who pass an online test. For more details, please write to: [email protected] Spoken Tutorial Project is a part of the Talk to a Teacher project It is Supported by the National Mission on Education through ICT, MHRD, Government of India More information on this mission is available at http://spoken-tutorial.org/NMEICT-Intro The Script is contributed by Ashwini Patil, Animation & Narration by Arthi Drawings by Saurabh Gadgil This is arthi signing off from IIT Bombay Thanks for joining