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How to Administer CPR to Babies

Parents would do anything to keep their babies safe and sound. [caption id="attachment_951" align="alignright" width="300"] CPR for a child[/caption] Those first few months are very critical since they’re so fragile and can’t really cry out for help. This is why it’s a must for parents to know basic first aid so they can be prepared for any emergencies involving their offspring. In an ideal world, parents w ...

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3 Myths About First Aid

Injuries are part of every human being’s life and every now and then you someone somewhere suffers injuries, some of them can be fatal while others can lead to different complications. When someone gets injured the nearby people always try to rush towards help and safe and/or the affected person, this is called giving ‘first aid’. Now, there are some myths about giving first aids which can prove fatal while ...

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First Aid Treatment for Esophagitis

Esophagitis refers to the inflammation of the esophagus that damages its tissues. The esophagus is a muscular tube that plays a role in delivering food from the mouth to the esophagus. Esophagitis is usually a painful condition that causes chest pain and difficulty swallowing. Esophagitis is caused by exposure of the esophagus to stomach acids, oral medications, infections and allergies. Treatment for esoph ...

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First Aid for Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are two conditions caused by environmental heat exposure. Heat exhaustion is a condition where the core temperature of the body rises from 370C (98.60F- Normal) to 400C (1040F). This is a relatively mild condition where the person is recovered fully by prompt first aid measures. But if this condition left untreated it can progress to heat stroke where the core temperature ris ...

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