Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma. The greater the number of people who know how to control bleeding in an injured patient, the greater the chances of surviving that injury. By learning what you should do in case of an...
Each year in the United States, Sudden Cardiac Arrests (SCAs) claim the lives of over 23,000 children and adolescents, according to the American Heart Association. Additionally, four percent of high schools in the country experience at least one sudden cardiac arrest...
An individual with severe injuries can die from bleeding out in as little as five (5) minutes without intervention to stop the bleeding. According to the New England Journal of Medicine, each year, more than 60,000 people in the United States die of hemorrhagic shock....
Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma. The greater the number of people who know how to control the bleeding of an injured patient, the greater the chances of surviving that injury. Prevent Blood Loss with Emergency Equipment...
Uncontrolled bleeding injuries can result from natural and manmade disasters and from everyday accidents. If this bleeding is severe, it can kill an individual in minutes, potentially before trained responders can arrive. Providing bystanders with basic tools and...
It is important for all to raise awareness of the rare group of people that suffer from bleeding disorders. These disorders include but are not limited to people that suffer from Hemophilia A & B types, Von Willebrand Disease one of the most common, and other rare...
Listed below are 10 of some of the most common first aid mistakes and what you should do. Severed finger part Wrong Approach: Don’t attempt to preserve the severed part by placing it directly on ice. Correct Approach: Do wrap the severed part in damp gauze and...
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