Death By Poisoning is on Rise….
Prognosis of Patient Depends on how early the treatment Started….First aid is critical in saving the life of victims
Poisons are substances that cause injury, illness or death. These events are caused by a chemical activity in the cells
Poisons can be injected, inhaled or swallowed
Poisoning should be suspected if a person is sick for unknown reason….Poor ventilation can aggravate Inhalation poisoning
A poison Can Be:
Drug overdose Occupational exposure Cleaning detergents/paints Carbon mono oxide gas from furnace, [...]
2. Stop the burning process (for example: stop, drop and roll); remove the burning source.Remove all burnt/burning clothing (unless stuck to the patient), jewellery (bring bagged clothing to hospital for examination) Chemicals – need longer period of irrigation and specific information about the chemical concerned should be obtained.
3. Cool the burn woundAmbulance control despatch system will advise the 999 caller to cool the burn area for up to 10 minutes If this has been done, Pre-hospital carers should cool for [...]
An Asthmatic attack can happen any time to an asthmatic… You should know how to deal the Emergency….
You should know what drug you are supposed to take while Exacerbation
If you are an Asthmatic… always Carry Some Emergency Medications with you as prescribed by your doctor
An asthma attack can take anything from a few minutes to a few days to develop. During an asthma attack coughing, wheezing or breathlessness can quickly worsen.
Anyone with asthma should be prepared for an emergency. Even if you’ve kept your asthma under control for years, it could still get worse without you realizing it. Knowing the symptoms of an asthma [...]
It’s far better to do something than to do nothing at all if you’re fearful that your knowledge or abilities aren’t 100 percent complete. Remember, the difference between your doing something and doing nothing could be someone’s life.
When someone’s blood flow or breathing stops, seconds count. Permanent brain damage or death can happen quickly. If you know how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), you could save a life. CPR is an emergency [...]
Anaphylaxis, also known as anaphylactic shock is an allergic reaction that can be life-threatening. In most cases, anaphylaxis you need an immediate help:People at high Risk of Anaphylaxis:
If you’ve already had an allergic reaction, you’re at risk of anaphylaxis. Not all allergic reactions lend uto in an anaphylactic shock .Allergic reactions that might put you at risk are:food allergies to milk, shellfish, soy, egg, peanut, and tree nuts allergies to medicines like penicillin insect bite or sting allergies
Less common causes of a reaction are:a latex allergy prior anaphylactic shock exerciseSymptoms include:itchy skin or hives a runny nose or sneezing an [...]
Incidence Of Road Traffic Accident are on a rise. Mishappenings can happen to Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime
Your Small Help Can Save Someone’s life.
Here are some steps to follow at the Trauma Site, They can really help youStep 1:
first check yourself for any injuries. Try to assess how well you can move your limbs, and if you experience symptoms such as dizziness etc. Remember you need to be fit enough to help the others.
If other people are injured, first assess the extent of his/ her injuries. For e.g. is he bleeding from the head, neck, arms legs, abdomen back etc.
Try to Help Seriously Injured [...]
h3 “>Remove any trapped food :
Use dental floss to carefully remove any food particles lodged between two teeth in the pained area of your mouth.After flossing, rinse your mouth thoroughly. Rapidly swish warm water around in your mouth to loosen any food particles. Spit the water out when done.Avoid chewing on the [...]