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The Basics Of Handling First Aid To Poisoning

Poisoning is caused by the ingestion, breathing in, injecting or general exposure to harmful substances. In most cases poisoning occur as a result of an accident. Its occurrence is a huge threat to life, and cases that are not attended to immediately may result to death. First aid therefore becomes very vital when it comes to poisoning emergencies. Each year, there are millions of poisoning cases that are r ...

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Management of Dizziness Symptoms

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOP783XawmA Dizziness is a feeling of being lightheaded, woozy or unbalanced. It affects almost all functioning body parts which would usually cause fainting. Dizziness is a symptom which may be caused by an underlying disease process. The usual cause of dizziness includes disequilibrium and vertigo which can also stem from inner ear disorders, medications and alcohol. Other c ...

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First Aid For Swallowed Poisons – Stay Calm

Poisons cause a lot of damage to the body. Swallowed poisons normally damage the digestive systems and can do much worse when in the bloodstream. Many household products like dishwasher detergent, paint and bleach contain chemicals that can cause harm to the human body when digested. Some medication can also lead to poisoning when an overdose is taken. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IsnWK ...

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First Aid Guide for Food Poisoning and Prevention

Consuming food that is contaminated usually leads to food poisoning. The toxins responsible for the condition are: Parasites, bacteria, infectious organisms and viruses. These toxins find their way to the food during production and/or processing. Poisoning may also take place at home when food is cooked incorrectly or handled with little regard to proper hygiene. For mild cases, the condition resolves itsel ...

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First Aid for Bites and Plant Poisoning

An estimated than one in every five people are victims of some kind of animal bite and also a small proportion are bitten by another person. Dogs account for almost 90% of all reported animal-bite injuries worldwide. ...

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