First Aid: Emergency Medical Treatments

Latest First Aid Publications

The American Red Cross and American Heart Association announced changes to guidelines for administering first aid.

Causes and types of burns including first aid treatment for a burn.

Information regarding proper skin care by dressing and caring for wounds to help prevent infection.

Information regarding Hypothermia a dangerous condition marked by an unusually low internal body temperature.

Information on applying a gel to the bite area after the tick has been removed to prevent Lyme borreliosis.

Mental Health First Aid is a program helping the public to identify understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders.

Even though he was given continuous CPR and a series of shocks with a defibrillator the man was without a pulse for 96 minutes.

Recommending that chest compressions be the first step for lay and professional rescuers to revive victims of sudden cardiac arrest.

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