Altitude Sickness

Altitude Sickness: Types, Causes Symptoms, Management and Prevention

Altitude sickness occurs when the lungs cannot get enough oxygen from the air, specifically at high altitudes. It is also commonly called mountain sickness. It mostly occurs to people who are not used to high altitudes too quickly, specifically at altitudes 2438m (8000ft) or higher. There are three forms of altitude sickness, which will be …

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Cataracts

Cataracts: Types, Risk Factors, Symptoms and Treatment

A cataract is defined as the clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye. This affects the vision by giving the sight a seemingly fogged-up or frosty vision. Cataracts progress gradually and do not usually disrupt eyesight at an early age. However, when it has developed, it will disturb vision significantly. This clouded vision …

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Emergency Care for Blast Injuries

Emergency Care for Blast Injuries

Blast injuries from terrorist bomb attacks can sometimes lead to unique and unusual patterns of injuries. These injuries are even classified differently from military-type wounds encountered by soldiers on the battlefield. Bombs, especially improvised explosive devices created by terrorist groups, often inflict simultaneous internal and external bodily damage which can cause morbid life-threatening multiple system …

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Seizure Attack

Helping Someone Suffering From A Seizure Attack

First aid for seizure is an essential skill to learn. A seizure can happen anytime, anywhere and you have to know how to deal with it right away. Seizures occur due to excessive, uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain. It causes sudden involuntary alterations in movement, consciousness or behavior. Usually, a seizure attack lasts for …

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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia refers to a bunch of similar mental disorders that are associated with peoples’ inability to understand reality. Often, people with this mental illness have irrational thoughts and beliefs. They have a problem with social interaction and often exhibit unusual behavior without any logical explanation. The people going through this may even have hallucinations and …

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First Aid Care for Heat Emergencies

Heat emergencies Intense and prolonged exposure to high temperatures, overexertion, and fatigue in a hot humid environment can ultimately lead to heat-related emergency conditions such as heat exhaustion, heat cramps and heatstroke. People who suffer from heat related conditions when given proper and prompt care have a high chance of survival and recovery. A fast …

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First Aid Training: Preparing Your Household For Emergencies

[heading style=”1″]Standard First Aid Training teaches you how to be prepared by learning proper implementation of first aid and CPR.[/heading] Most people consider their homes to be the safest place there is. However, contrary to what people might think, one’s home is actually no safer than anywhere else. An emergency situation can develop in one’s …

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