Archive | July, 2013

Bandages or Dressings

Bandages / Dressings

First Aid Classes – Bandages / Dressings Dressings and bandages are very important and are a big part in workplace approved Training. They are applied to wounds in order to protect them from infection, and sometimes to apply pressure to control bleeding. First Aid Classes – Dressings Where possible, a sterile dressing should be used […]

Managing Childhood Emergencies

Advances in Managing Childhood Emergencies

Great Strides in Childhood Injuries Prevention Some 20 years ago, childhood injuries occurring at home often result in serious consequences. But recent advances in pediatric emergency care and knowledge of pediatric first aid have significantly improved outcome of common childhood emergencies. It is estimated that around 4.5 million children suffer injuries at home each year. […]

First Aid Training Classes

Lactose Intolerance

Also known as Lactose deficiency, lactose intolerance refers to a digestive problem arising when one’s body becomes incapable of digesting lactose. That is, failing to fully digest the milk sugar in dairy products. This condition is usually not perilous although its symptoms can make an individual uncomfortable. Lactase enzyme is commonly produced at the linings […]

Avert from Early Death

AED: Avert from Early Death

When the heart abruptly stops beating, it is called cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of deaths in the United States. Some of the famous people who died of cardiac arrest include Michael Jackson, Christopher Reeve, Brittany Murphy and Tim Russert. Treatments for cardiac arrest include cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the […]