Archive | October, 2013

Rules for Using Airway Adjuncts in Emergency Care

Airway adjuncts refer to equipment used to establish and maintain an open airway, keep the airway clear, assist in ventilation, and ensure adequate oxygenation. If you have taken basic first aid, you should have learned how to provide basic life support without using special devices. In advanced first aid courses, especially for healthcare providers, paramedics, […]

Injuries from Marine Creatures

As a first aider, you may encounter individuals with injuries from marine life forms. Read through this article to learn the general principles in the first aid for marine creature injuries . Every year thousands of people flock the coastlines of Canada, many travelling across the globe to try out famous beaches. There is a […]

Home Treatment for Insect Bites and Stings

Insects lurk around the corner, waiting to attack on unsuspecting victims. Knowing first aid for insect bites and stings can help prevent discomforts and potential serious emergencies. Insect bites and stings can occur at home or while in the outdoors. Usually, these injuries require simple home remedies. But individuals with allergy to insect bites and […]