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CPR vs Defibrillation: What You Need to Know

There are numerous concerns as to what pointers must be used in choosing CPR vs Defibrillation. Undoubtedly, this is imperative for all first aiders as the two are directly interrelated. CPR, cardiac pulmonary resuscitation is a technique that allows medical professionals to restore the normal rhythm of the heart when the patient’s heart stops beating. […]

Preventing Food Poisoning

Many people die from food poisoning, making it important to know what to do in the event that it occurs. In fact, for many people, this is usually the way to go. What they may not be aware of is the fact that there are preventive measures that one can take to curb this increasingly […]

First Aid Tips Everyone Should Know

Learning first aid could mean the difference between life and death during emergencies. Each circumstance comes with different challenges but in all cases, essential first aid tips come in handy. Practicing the skills learnt will help to improve on them. There is usually little time to search for information during an emergency which is why […]

How Does One Go About Pet CPR?

One of the most petrifying things you may encounter at one point or the other is when your pet becomes unconscious, or for whatever reason, stops breathing so that you are required to carry out pet CPR. The first thought that comes to mind is, how exactly do you get to save your pet? While […]

Recognizing and Managing Intestinal Obstruction

Intestinal obstruction is a medical emergency wherein there is a partial or complete blockage of the intestine that prevents fluid or digested food passage. Intestinal obstruction occurs when there is a partial or complete blockage of either the small or large intestine. It is considered a medical emergency because it prevents the passage of fluid, […]

First Aid Care for Open Wounds

The medical term ‘wound’ refers to an injury where the skin has been torn, cut, or punctured. When this happens on internal tissues, it is called a closed wound. However, we use the phrase ‘open wound’ to refer to a break on the skin or mucous membrane of the body. This article will elaborate more […]

Alzheimer’s disease

The human brain has the biggest role in our daily lives. It is the most complex part of our body and without our brain we wouldn’t have life. The brain is what we use in everything we do and is responsible for our memory our movement, pain, thoughts and emotions. Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is both defined […]