Archive | May, 2013

First Aid Management of Childhood Febrile Convulsion

It is an epileptic seizure occurring in childhood, after age of one month, associated with febrile illness not caused by any central nervous system infection, without previous neonatal seizures or previous unprovoked seizure, and not meeting criteria for other acute symptomatic seizures. In much simpler terms, it is a seizure occurring in a previously healthy […]

First Aid Management of Choking

Choking is defined as sudden obstruction of the upper airway, either partially or completely by foreign material, it can be solids or liquids. Choking can present as simple cough or on the other hand complete obstruction that compromises breathing entirely leading to death within few minutes. It is a medical emergency and urgent intervention is […]