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first

(Earlier), adjective aboriginal, anterior, earlier, earliest, embryonic, inaugural, incipient, introductory, primeval, primitive, prior
Associated concepts: at first impression, first lien, first readdng, first stages of litigation, on first blush

first

(Superior), adjective antecedent, authentic, capital, cardinal, central, chief, crowning, dominant, highest, important, initial, leading, maiden, main, original, paramount, precessional, precursory, preferred, premier, primary, prime, primordial, principal, second to none, starting, stellar, superior, supreme, vital
Associated concepts: first-degree offense

first

adverb ab initio, at first, at the outset, before, chiefly, first and foremost, firstly, formerly, from the beginning, initially, in the beginning, in the front, originally, principally
See also: ab initio, basic, cardinal, central, dominant, essential, important, initial, leading, original, paramount, precursory, preferred, previous, primary, prime, primordial, principal, prior, prototype, stellar, unprecedented
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Mean scores of students who had attended first aid training sessions were significantly higher for 'average knowledge' and attitudes to resources.
Data was collected regarding demographic details of the patient, area burnt, place of injury, details of first aid, if any, application of any traditional remedies, and monthly income of parents along with their educational level and previous knowledge of first aid.
With help of this program, basic knowledge, skills and techniques of first aid have been imparted to community for activating them to response in case of emergency and peacetime, he added.
He further informed that first aid teams are being deployed on national days like 23rd March, Nowruz Festival in Kurram, 14th August, Muharram, Chehlum, Eid Miladul Nabi, Election Day and others for giving forthwith response in case of any untoward incidents.
Established since 2008, Metro Safety Training has been part of the Coquitlam's Community providing needed education in the field of First Aid Training and striving to be industry leaders.
The volunteers also demonstrated practical exercise about first aid and rescue activities on the last day of the workshop, which was held at Bajaur Sports Complex under the supervision of officials and trainers of the PRC's district chapter.
"Unless first aid is provided at the proper time, many people with serious injuries die, and that's why it's important to provide assistance to an injured person before an ambulance arrives," said Dr Amin.
'One of the best ways to prevent these tragedies and reduce casualties is to learn to apply first aid while awaiting medical assistance,' she continues.
The PES organised an awareness walk, led by DG Rescue Punjab, to observe the World First Aid Day and appreciated all district emergency services, which contributed to establishment and training of Community Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) at Union Council level in their respective districts.
Aside from Sangcopan, another lecturer was Michael Jan Sabesaje, also a PRC first aid instructor and EMT basic provider.
This study assesses first-aid facilities within school premises and assessment of teachers on first aid training.
ST JOHN Ambulance, the nation's leading first aid charity, is calling on schools all over Merseyside to get involved in the annual Big First Aid Lesson 2017, which takes place on November 3.