Archive | March, 2014

Wheezing: Management, Causes and Treatment

Wheezing refers to a high-pitched whistling sound that occurs during breathing through narrowed airways. It mainly occurs during exhalation but may also be heard during inhalation. Wheezing is usually a sign that an individual may have an underlying breathing problem and sometimes accompanied by coughing and dyspnea (shortness of breath). Often, wheezing is due to […]

Chest compressions and ventilations

What You Need To know About Resuscitation Training

There are several types of resuscitation training provided by approved organizations in Canada.¬† Some of them include how to apply rescue breathing, how to conduct cardiopulmonary resuscitation for infants, children¬†and adults and neonatal resuscitation. In addition, there are others such as AED or defibrillator training and how to use it and learning on how mechanical […]