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What You Must Know About Your First Aid Certificate Renewal

[caption id="attachment_722" align="alignright" width="190"] First Aid Study room to get certificate[/caption] The techniques used in giving first aid have evolved since the process was introduced many years ago. New techniques evolve each and every day calling for a need to train people to renew their first aid certificates. The maneuvers used get altered over time and this trend will even continue in the ...

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Emergency medicines: Do’s and Don’ts

What are emergency medicines? Medications play a great role in treating emergency that occur at home, school, workplace or any other settings. It is always recommended that you have some emergency medicines such as pain killers and other emergency medications in close vicinity in case of any medical problem that may arise. Whether it is prescribed or over the counter medicines paramount safety and care is r ...

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What is The First Aid Treatment For Frost bite?

Introduction Frost bite refers to the injury which results when different parts of the body are overexposed to low temperatures (temperatures below freezing point). These low temperatures lead to freezing of the skin as well as the tissues that lie underneath. Some of the most affected regions are the peripheral parts, and they include the feet, the toes as well as the fingers. There are varying degrees of ...

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CPR Card Renewal Online Procedures

Getting certified to offer CPR first aid is essential not only for professionals working in health care facilities but even for the general public. The certification makes one a great asset in case of medical emergency. However, it is good to note that the certification expires thus you need to be aware of  CPR card renewal procedures. The good thing is that with the rapid development of technology, it is n ...

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Renewing Your First Aid and CPR Certification

Renewing your first aid and CPR certification is important so that you can be permitted to offer first aid and CPR services in case of an emergency. Your help is required so that you can be able to offer your skills in case of instances of choking, stroke, heart attack or if a person suffers from burns, head injury or lacerations. In Canada, CPR and first certification is valid for duration of one to three ...

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How to Care For a Splint or Cast Effectively

[caption id="attachment_708" align="alignright" width="190"] First Aid Equipment for splint[/caption] If you have a victim of a broken bone or injury, the doctor will apply a splint or cast to protect the injury. If the splint put is removable, you should ensure that you follow all the instructions given to avoid making the injured place worse. If a cast is put, follow the instructions given on the time tha ...

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How to prevent Outdoor Sport Injuries

Introduction [caption id="attachment_662" align="alignright" width="190"] Dealing with Arm pain[/caption] Outdoor recreations such as hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, boating, scuba diving and others are very popular among many people in Canada. However, with such kind of recreation, it is also easy to suffer from outdoor sport injuries that must be treated very fast. Each of the recreational activities h ...

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What Causes Home Injuries and How to Avoid Them

[caption id="attachment_665" align="alignright" width="190"] Dealing with home injuries[/caption] Have you ever wondered why many home injuries occur? The answer is very simple many homes in Canada have a lot of health hazards that leads to the many accidents. However, not many people recognize some of these hazards as dangerous until an injury occurs. Children are even more prone to getting injuries at hom ...

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