from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Emergency treatment administered to an injured or sick person before professional medical care is available.
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- n. Basic medical care given to a an injury victim, usually where the injury is slight or where better care is not available.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. etc. See aid, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. emergency care given before regular medical aid can be obtained
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Six paratroopers (O.S.S.) led by an Army Medic, Major LaMar, came into camp carrying parachutes, radios, first aid boxes, etc.
The only medical supplies not burned up in the fire were the personal first aid kits they all carried, wallet-sized plastic containers with a handful of Band-Aids and little else.
A first aid party took him to the after medical station, but Minhinnet refused any treatment until he was sure his message was delivered.
And the First Aid, Health Care, and Medical Care course covers health care and medical concerns, first aid for dogs, and what to have in a first aid kit for dogs and kennels.
Miss Camden is always called in when first aid is required, so that it was natural and sensible of the girl to go and find her.
Mark Cowan, DVM of Buffalo Mountain Animal Hospital in Silverthorne will also give a presentation about how to keep your dog healthy and uninjured in the backcountry as well as how to put together a doggie first aid kit.
Sarit came back into the room with the first aid kit.
The curriculum includes plant identification, wildcrafting, organic herb cultivation, herbal preparations and formulas, herbal first aid and medicine, and creating an herb business.
It occurred to him that Lottie could aid him, for she had doubtless done her share of pool-table first aid and backroom midwifery in a checkered career that spanned the Natchez riverboats and San Francisco's Barbary Coast.
Materia Medica covers over two thousand homoeopathic remedies, how they apply in the contexts of first aid and acute and chronic disease prescribing, and how they relate to one another.