First Aid

  • Fainting:  Why do People Faint?
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    Fainting: Why do People Faint?

    by Jaye Denman24 months ago

    There are various reasons why people faint. Some are harmless; others may be serious. A sudden fainting spell can cause injuries from falls. What should you do if you observe someone faint?

  • Poison Ivy Rash Heals More With A Day at the Swimming Pool
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    Poison Ivy Rash Heals More With A Day at the Swimming Pool

    by Golfgal6 months ago

    The Three P’s of Evil Vegetation are Poison Ivy, Poison Sumac, and Poison Oak. The allergic reaction can be a small red patch of mild irritation to extreme itchy huge blistering sores that swell and ooze with...

  • Learn Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Steps - CPR Information
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    Learn Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Steps - CPR Information

    by Brinafr3sh3 months ago

    Learning CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation isn't just for health care professionals. But everyone from young children up to older adults, should learn the basics of CPR. You never know when knowing CPR might save...

  • How to Clean an Open Wound and Use Antiseptic Solutions Properly
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    How to Clean an Open Wound and Use Antiseptic Solutions Properly

    by AnniesHealthTalk2 years ago

    This article explains how to properly clean an open wound. Rubbing alcohol and hydrogen peroxide should never be used on cuts and wounds. Sterile saline solution does not burn and matches the pH of your body and blood,...

  • Types Of Shock
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    Types Of Shock

    by hassam5 years ago

    In medical terms a shock is a condition in which various cells of the body fail to receive enough oxygen as there is an insufficient supply of blood to the entire body parts. Shock is an extremely dangerous and a...

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