Breathing Emergencies

Getting rid of croup

Croup is an infection affecting the respiratory system such as the larynx, trachea and the bronchial tubes in the lungs. Croup is a condition that develops in children which is usually caused by viral infections in the upper airways, throat and surrounding tissues with a distinctive barking cough. [youtube url=””] It is important to note …

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electrical injury

First Aid for Electrical Injuries

Electrical injuries occur when an electrical current passes through the body that causes inadvertent damage and burns to the internal organs thereby affecting their functions. Faulty electrical lines, machinery and appliances may result in an electrical injury. Others causes of electrical injuries may occur with contact with household wiring or power lines. There are a number of factors that …

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Prevalence of Sleep Apnea: How Important is Canadian First Aid?

For many, learning Canadian first aid is only ideal for people who are living in accident-prone areas or for people who are currently surrounded with friends or loved ones who have formally diagnosed and chronic medical conditions such as Diabetes or Myocardial Infarction. What they do not realize is that learning about Canadian first aid …

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