Archive | November, 2013

The Major Provider of First Aid and CPR Certifications in Canada

Experiencing emergencies in the workplace, at home, or at school can be frightening for almost all people especially when it involves someone that you know. Responding to emergencies promptly is not the just the job of 911 respondents or EMS personnel. The immediate bystander who witnessed the incident should be the first one to attend to […]

On Line CPR Courses

CPR is one of the most popular emergency care treatments. This treatment is usually administered to people that suffer cardiac arrest. The person providing the CPR treatment aids an accident victim to breath by blowing air into their lungs. Compressions might be required if the victim does not have a pulse. The main purpose of the […]

First Aid Towards a Better Prognosis

Accidents and other life threatening situations occur every second of each day. While it is true that the healthcare developments have advanced in a such a way to address these kinds of situations promptly, first aid training will still come in handy for everyone. For healthcare professionals, first aid comes as a basic requirement and skill […]

Joint Dislocation

A joint dislocation is a condition in which the articular surface of the bones forming the joint is no longer anatomically in contact. The bones are literally out of its intended socket. A “subluxation” is a partial dislocation of the articulating surface and a more serious dislocation injury, traumatic dislocations are orthopedic emergencies because the […]

First Aid Hygiene

First aid hygiene is a must in all cases of first aid scenarios to protect and minimize risks of infection both to the victim and the first aider. First aid hygiene is a must in all cases of first aid scenarios. In all cases where a person provides first aid, the first aider should be […]

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

Severe acute respiratory syndrome is caused by a virus, officially named SARS-Cov. Its incubation period is 2 to 10 days. People at high risk of acquiring this virus include health care workers who have had unprotected exposure to the virus through unsuspecting patients with SARS. The Severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak in 2003 was not […]