Archive | February, 2013

Managing a Hand injury

A hand injury occurs as a result of damage that affects the structures of the hand caused due to physical trauma. Important disclaimer: To¬†effectively¬†learn to recognize and manage various hand injuries enrol in workplace approved first aid training. Classification The following are the main types of hand injuries: Hand fracture. A hand fracture refers to […]

Gluten allergy

Grains such as wheat, barley and rye contain a protein called gluten, which is the main binder in bread, and is also found in many other baked products. Apart from gluten, these products may also contain other proteins that may lead to allergies as well. Signs and symptoms Gluten allergy varies amongst individuals. Some of […]