First Aid Tips For Diabetes

Give them something sweet to eat or a non-diet drink. Reassure the person. Most people will gradually improve, but if in doubt, call 999 or get someone else to do it.

First Aid Tips For Dehydration

Rehydrate, of course! Mild dehydration can be easily treated at home by drinking more water. Drink water or sports drinks (sports drinks can replace electrolytes, salt lost through sweating and other water loss). According to the Institute of Medicine, Men should drink 13 glasses of water a day (about 3 liters) and women should drink […]

First Aid Tips For Cuts And Wounds

Wash your hands. This helps avoid infection. Stop the bleeding. Minor cuts and scrapes usually stop bleeding on their own. If needed, apply gentle pressure with a clean bandage or cloth and elevate the wound until bleeding stops. Clean the wound. Rinse the wound with water. Keeping the wound under running tap water will reduce the risk of […]

First Aid Tips For Deep Cuts

Wash your hands. This helps avoid infection. Stop the bleeding. Minor cuts and scrapes usually stop bleeding on their own. If needed, apply gentle pressure with a clean bandage or cloth and elevate the wound until bleeding stops. Clean the wound. Rinse the wound with water. Keeping the wound under running tap water will reduce the risk of […]

First Aid Tips To Stop Bleeding

See First Aid Tips To Stop Bleeding Below… For severe bleeding, take these first-aid steps and reassure the injured person. Remove any clothing or debris on the wound. Don’t remove large or deeply embedded objects. Don’t probe the wound or attempt to clean it yet. Your first job is to stop the bleeding. Wear disposable protective gloves […]

First Aid Tips For Concussions

Medical professionals use something called the AVPU code to determine whether a patient has suffered a concussion. This involves checking for both physical and cognitive symptoms. The process is follows: A is for alert. Hold up a finger and move it from left to right in front of the patient’s face. Does the patient follow your finger […]

First Aid Tips On Unconsciousness

See First Aid Tips On Unconsciousness Below… Treat an Unconscious Patient with Basic Life Support Rescue an unconscious person with the help of basic life support that is quite easy to remember because it is a DRS ABCD action plan: D stands for Danger: it is the first step of the basic life support action plan. […]

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