First-aid meaning

First aid is defined as medical assistance provided to a person who has suffered a medical emergency.

Cleaning a cut and putting a bandage on it is an example of first aid.

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(medicine) Basic medical care given to a an injury victim, usually where the injury is slight or where better care is not available.
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Emergency treatment that is given to an injured or sick person or animal, often by someone who does not have medical training.
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Emergency treatment that is given to an injured or sick person or animal, often by someone who does not have medical training.
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Emergency treatment for injury or sudden illness, before regular medical care is available.
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Of, or pertaining to, first aid.
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