Benefits of Child Care First Aid and CPR training is to instruct childcare professionals and parents on how to administer first aid to children under their care. The training covers a variety of subjects, such as how to handle typical childhood illnesses and injuries, CPR, and choking. Childcare professionals should take a first aid course […]
Giving wheelchair CPR to people in wheelchairs takes more preparation but is the same as providing CPR to a non-wheelchair-bound person.
The modern defibrillator is an important piece of lifesaving emergency medical equipment. Doctors and emergency medical technicians cannot always get to us when we need help or in the timeframe we need their help.
Some people like to break it down into two parts DRS ABCD. However you choose to remember it, what you are committing to memory is the mnemonic to apply to all life-threatening conditions and situations a First Aid responder encounters.
CPR is the abbreviated form of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. CPR is a First Aid technique used globally to provide artificial external chest compressions and rescue breaths to someone not breathing correctly or whose heart has stopped beating. What Does DRSABCD Mean In CPR DRSABCD is a mnemonic memory trick for providing CPR in the correct order. […]
No. Clinically speaking, Cardiac Arrest and Heart Attack are two different conditions. A heart attack is a “circulation” problem caused when blood flow to the heart is prevented by a blockage in an artery. Cardiac arrest should be considered an “electrical signal malfunction” where the heart suddenly stops beating unexpectedly. What Does Resuscitation Mean? Resuscitation […]
The recovery position is a First Aid technique that places an unconscious, non-responsive, or recovering person on their left side and keeps their airway open to prevent any vomit, blood, or stomach content from entering their lungs, causing them to aspirate. Aspiration occurs when food, drink, or foreign objects are breathed into the lungs where […]
Resuscitation for divers who have breathed compressed gas and developed decompression sickness.
The Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) makes the following recommendations in summary for managing those who are drowning: 1. If the person is not out of the water, only attempt a rescue them if it is safe to do so; rescue from land using lifebuoys or rope when in confined bodies of […]