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First Aid Emergencies Posts

Burns and scalds First Aid Tips

Burns are skin injuries caused by dry heat, as in fire or hot surfaces. Scalds are skin injuries caused by steam, hot water, or hot liquids. They are both painful and cause similar symptoms, such as reddened skin with swelling, peeling skin, and blister formation after some time.…

First Aid Checklist

You never know when an emergency strikes and first aids may become vital to keep yourself and your family safe. Thus, it is important to keep a first aid toolkit around.…

What to do incase of Choking

Choking is the name given to a blockage in the airways that compromises normal breathing in various degrees. Mild cases are usually easy to deal with, and our defense mechanisms are enough to cough the obstruction out of the airways.…

Fainting, Convulsions and seizures First Aid

Convulsions and seizures

A seizure is an episode that results from an alteration in the central nervous system. It is often characterized by jerking movements, losing consciousness, and losing bladder control.…

First Aid Tips incase of Snake or Dog Bites

Dog bite

Similar to many other animal bites, dog bites are prone to get infected, and we should consider the possibility of an infection with rabies in unidentified dogs. In most cases, dog bites leave a puncture area in the skin and a wide swollen area that is very painful when the patient tries to move.…