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Blepharitis: Types, Causes, Symptoms, First Aid Treatment and Management

The inflammation of the rims of the eyelids is called blepharitis. It is characterized by red, swollen and itchy eyelids with the formation of dandruff-like scales on the eyelashes. It is frequently caused by bacterial infection or other skin conditions. Blepharitis is not contagious and can affect anyone of any age. It does not have serious long-term consequences. Blepharitis Types and Causes The two types ...

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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 average person weighing 70-kg (154-lbs). Hypovolemic shock is the most common type of shock, is characterized by a marked decreased intravascular volume of blood in the circulatory system. Body fluid is contained in the intracellular a ...

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Certification Courses for Life Guards

[caption id="attachment_974" align="alignleft" width="300"] Learn to become a lifeguard through St Mark James training programs.[/caption] If you are interested in been a life guard either as a way to have fun while making some money during summer or even as a career, you might want to start by try out the St Mark James Certification Courses for Life Guards. The course gives you a comprehensive hands-on pra ...

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Providing First Aid for People with Hearing Problems

In order for you to provide first aid, you have to develop rapport with the victim. At times, providing first aid for people with special needs can be challenging. Read on to learn more about how to care for a deaf patient. In order to provide accurate and efficient first aid, you have to gather as much information about the victim. However, in some cases, language becomes a barrier for effective first aid ...

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