Splinting an arm uses the same techniques as for splinting a leg. Splint the limbs directly above and below the fracture itself. But what do you do if the bones are protruding? What are the priorities then? Priorities When Splinting An Arm Remember your DRABCD. The priorities with first aid are, first and foremost, the ...

If someone has a major bleed you will need to apply a compression bandage. Let’s assume someone has run up against a sheet of iron and cut the back of their arm. From the First Aider’s perspective, the first thing is to consider your own safety. If you’ve got gloves, put them on. We are ...