Tag Archives: First Aid

bee sting

Medical Response To A Bee Sting

A bee sting can usually trigger an allergic reaction of the body which is often mild and manageable. While these allergic reactions from a bee sting is highly treatable, many die because of anaphylactic reactions caused by the injected venom. Bees and other insects will not usually attack when left alone. But once they are […]

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First Aid Management To Common Children Health Hazards

Children are more susceptible to accidents because of their age. That is why parents need to be mindful concerning their child’s safety and health at all times. There are common adolescent health hazards that can cause a significant threat to a child’s health which includes drowning, poisoning and burns. This page will outline the common emergencies […]

First Aid for A Sunburn

Sunburns occur from the overexposure to ultraviolet rays of the sun or even sun lamps. In rare cases, some medications can trigger a severe hypersensitivity to sunlight. Another cause of sunburn is radioactivity caused by treatments. Most sunburns are mild and superficial. In severe cases, however, the affected person’s skin can be lobster red and blistering. You […]

Sports first aid for back strain

Professional athletes and outdoor enthusiasts usually experience back strain as a common injury. Back strain usually occurs if one of the muscles supporting the spine is torn, twisted or pulled. Individuals engaged in sports that involve jumping such as volleyball and basketball are prone to the injury. Those who are overweight or have a history […]