How to Manage a Throbbing Migraines

How to Manage a Throbbing Migraines

Migraines are headaches that are often described as throbbing, pounding, or pulsating. These headaches typically occur only on one side of the head but may also occur on both sides ...

Hypovolemic Shock

Hypovolemic Shock

Hypovolemic shock occurs when there is a substantial reduction in intravascular volume by 15% to 25% which represents a loss of approximately 750ml to 1,300 ml of blood in an avera ...

First Aid Certification

First Aid Certification

First Aid Certification: Increase Your Chances of Getting Hired If you are looking for a job, you should consider getting first aid training. First aid certification does not only ...

What Are Medical Emergencies?

What Are Medical Emergencies?

Take a while to watch this video that is related to the article you are about to read. What is Medical Emergency Mastery   In basic first aid and emergency training courses, m ...

Paramedic

Paramedic

Emergency Medical Services are recognized as an important part of the health care system. Emergency medical services (EMS) are a type of emergency service dedicated to providing ou ...

Important Safety Precautions When Handling Oxygen Cylinders

Important Safety Precautions When Handling Oxygen Cylinders

There are different equipment and supplies that are used when administering oxygen. One of which is the oxygen source. Oxygen cylinders are the standard source of oxygen when admin ...

Are you prepared with First Aid Training

Are you prepared with First Aid Training

Successful candidates of first aid training are given the knowledge and self-esteem to deal with many different substantial and almost unsubstantial emergency situations. How would ...

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How to treat paronychia

Paronychia is an infection of the area surrounding the fingernail or toenail that might be due to bacteria or fungus. The conditio more ...

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Remedies for chronic rhinosinusitis

Chronic rhinosinusitis is a condition in which the cavities in the nasal passages or sinuses is inflamed and swollen for at least more ...

June 13, 2017
  • Chilblains

    A chilblain is a skin disorder during winter season which is a mild type of frostbite. It is a painful and itchy inflammation that develops on the han more ...

    December 19, 2015
  • Snake bite basics

    There are two types of snakes – venomous and non-venomous. It is important to remember that venomous snake bites are often life-threatening that requi more ...

    July 23, 2014
  • When to Call for Emergency Assistance

                    Oftentimes, when an emergency situation arises, people often panic and don’t know what to do. Calling for emergency medical services d more ...

    August 05, 2013
  • Approaching a Victim of an Accident

    Emergency Medical Services consider the first hour after an accident as the “Golden Hour.” The chances of survival and the outcome of the victim great more ...

    June 26, 2013
  • First Aid for Animal bites

    An animal bite can be very infectious; therefore you should seek medical help, promptly. An animal bite may give rise to rabies if a non-immunized pet more ...

    December 31, 2012
  • Heat-Related Problems: What is Heat Cramp?

    Individuals who perform physical activity under extreme sunlight or hot weather may suffer from heat cramps, a heat-related illness that involves the more ...

    August 23, 2014
  • Sports Medicine Trainer

    The sports medicine team is primarily composed of a physician, paramedics, nurses and trainers. The trainers are the ones who are in direct contact wi more ...

    May 23, 2013
  • Dealing with bursitis of the elbow

    Elbow bursitis is the most common types of bursitis. The bursa found outside of the tip of the elbow is known as olecranon bursa can be inflamed and s more ...

    September 07, 2017
  • Dealing with a deltoid strain

    Deltoid strain is a common injury on muscles of the shoulder. It is usually common in people playing sports. The deltoid muscle is a muscle covering t more ...

    July 05, 2017
  • Managing ankylosing spondylitis

    Ankylosing spondylitis is a type of arthritis affecting the joints of the spine. It is characterized by pain and stiffness of the neck down the lower more ...

    July 03, 2017
  • Treatment of an ankle sprain in children

    An ankle sprain involves the excessive stretching of one or several ligaments that are connected to the ankle bones. Ligaments are stretchable bands c more ...

    June 08, 2017
  • Dealing with hip fracture after a fall

    A hip fracture due to a fall is a very serious condition. Not all falls are severe enough to break a hip bone. These falls can only result to bruising more ...

    May 24, 2017
  • Important Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

    Never Ignore These Heart Attack Facts According to the website of Government of Canada, 1.37 million Canadians suffer from heart attack annually and 4 more ...

    August 23, 2014
  • Understanding the Meaning of Chain of Survival

    Background to Chain of Survival Increasing the chance of survival of an individual that has gone cardiac arrest is an important goal of treatment. But more ...

    August 23, 2014
  • Mouth to Mouth CPR

    First aid and CPR course and re-certification standards change approximately every 5 years. These changes are recommended through a large statistics a more ...

    April 26, 2012
  • First Aid Course Updates 2012

    All of the major providers that offer basic first aid courses change the course curriculum approximately every 5 years. In 2011, all of the major prov more ...

    April 26, 2012
 
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