First Aid Tips For Asthma Attack

Acute Asthma Attack Treatment for Adults Symptoms of acute attack include difficulty talking or walking because of shortness of breath or lips or fingernails turning blue. 1. Follow the Person’s Asthma Plan, if Possible Find out if the person has an individualized asthma action plan from a health care provider. If so, follow its directions […]

First Aid Tips For Animal Bites

First Aid Tips For Animal Bites

Many different types of animals ranging from dogs, cats, hamsters, raccoons, ferrets, and squirrels can bite adults and children.Many times, bites are from the family pet. Most states require that animal bites be reported. Therefore, the person bitten will be asked to fill out a form with information about the bite or asked specific questions […]

First Aid Tips Everyone Should Know

It’s always a good idea to be prepared so we found out how to respond to fevers, seizures, burns and more. 1. What to do if someone has a burn Any burn bigger than a 50p piece or the palm of your baby’s hand needs urgent medical attention. Put burns into cold water for at […]

First Aid Tips For Electric Shock

The danger from an electrical shock depends on the type of current, how high the voltage is, how the current traveled through the body, the person’s overall health and how quickly the person is treated. An electrical shock may cause burns, or it may leave no visible mark on the skin. In either case, an […]

First Aid Tips During Tsunami

Tsunamis are large ocean waves generated by major earthquakes beneath the ocean floor or major landslides into the ocean. Rising to several feet or higher, they can strike the coast with devastating force. People on beaches or in low coastal areas, such as estuaries and rivers, need to be aware that a tsunami could arrive […]

First Aid Tips During Earthquake

Earthquakes are a common occurrence, rumbling below Earth’s surface thousands of times every day. But major earthquakes are less common. Here are some things to do to prepare for an earthquake and what to do once the ground starts shaking. SAFETY TIPS • Have an earthquake readiness plan. RELATED STORIES Picture of yellowstone thermal spring […]

First Aid Tips For Choking

A step-by-step guide explaining what to do in a choking emergency. By Mayo Clinic Staff The ‘five-and-five’ approach The ‘five-and-five’ approach How to perform abdominal thrusts (Heimlich maneuver) on yourself Choking occurs when a foreign object lodges in the throat or windpipe, blocking the flow of air. In adults, a piece of food often is […]