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First aid for unconsciousness

Unconsciousness typically occurs once an individual is unable to respond to stimuli and appears to be in a state of sleep. An individual can be unconscious only for a few seconds or for extended periods. Individuals who are unconscious do not respond to shaking or loud sounds. In some cases, they might even stop breathing […]

Doing More Harm Than Good: CPR FAQs

Due to the popularity of shows that revolve around hospitals and actors doing CPR such as “E.R.” and “Chicago Hope”, the number of people who have become interested in practising cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques have increased. This means that the concept of saving lives have piqued the interest of many. However, this positive effect has its […]

Medical Emergencies That May Require CPR

For many, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, otherwise known as CPR, can only come in handy when someone experiences a heart attack or other cardiovascular conditions. What they do not realize is that basic knowledge ofCPR can also save the lives of other people who are suffering from certain medical emergencies. Here is the other medical conditions in […]

How to Conduct CPR Classes to Children

It’s an undeniable fact that cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save lives as long as it’s done immediately and correctly. Teaching CPR is important and imparting this ability to save lives can be such a rewarding experience. However, not everyone can teach first aid and CPR courses. If you want to teach CPR and first aid […]