First Aid

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First Aid Management for Drug Overdose

A drug overdose can become a medical emergency situation and most of the time it requires the immediate administration of first aid in order to reduce the fatality of drug toxicity. Minor cases of a drug overdose can be negligible and the symptoms usually disappear on its own but the risk of death remains. Early recognition of …

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Bruises

A bruise typically forms once a blow breaks the blood vessels close to the skin surface, allowing a small amount of blood to leak into the tissues under your skin. The blood that is trapped appears as the black or bluish mark on the surface of your skin. Types of bruises There are three types …

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The ABC of Life: A Universal Principle in First Aid

There are many different training providers that offer first aid training courses. Although there may be slight differences in the way modules are presented, all of these courses follow a standard. Understanding the ABCs of life is one of the universal principles taught in any first aid course. When providing first aid to an injured …

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