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First Aid & Hospitals & Surgery : Health & Medical

Instructions to Perform CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, can be used when a person's heartbeat or breathing has stopped due to a medical condition or accident, such as a heart attack or near-drowning. CPR can save someone's life by maintaining the flow of oxygenated blood to the brain and other vital organs until reg

How to Build Trench Rescue Shores

Trench accidents leave victims buried alive under dirt, concrete or rubble. A rescuer's first impulse is to jump into the hole or trench and remove the trapped individual. But this just puts the rescuer at risk too. When a trench or holes collapse, it means that the sides are unstable. Before any re

Office Building Evacuation Procedures

Know your company's evacuation procedures.pompiers image by ataly from Fotolia.comEvacuation procedures for office buildings will vary depending on staff size, building size and the type of emergency that is requiring that the office be evacuated. However, there are evacuation procedures...

How to Size a Finger Splint

Finger splints can be anything from a makeshift DIY splint you make out of Popsicle sticks and medical tape to a modified contraption you buy from a drugstore or medical supplies office. No matter what type of splint your buy, the most important thing is getting the correct size. A splint that is

Effects of Patient Care Treatment or Management

Recognizing the playful nature of children can affect the way that doctors relate to them.doctor and patient 3 image by Paul Moore from Fotolia.comPatient care treatment in the medical field can have a profound impact on a patient's recovery. The effects of patient care management bear on...

6 Easy Facts About Floods

Natural disasters, such as floods, are those occurrences over which man has no control. Yet, the temptation to live on the water's edge outweighs the risks for people enchanted by oceans, lakes and rivers. While flooding can occur anywhere at any time, some geographical locations are more prone to f

How to Check Doctors for Lawsuits

Regardless of whether you're looking for a family physician or someone to perform a complicated or crucial surgery, trusting that you'll receive the best possible care is imperative when choosing a doctor. One way to do this is to make sure that your physician has not been successfully sued for medi

LASIK Side Effects

LASIK is a type of eye surgery used to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. With more than 90 percent of patients achieving 20/20 to 20/40 vision, LASIK eye surgery has a fairly successful history with a low rate of complications. However, there are risks with any surgery. Befo

Certifications in Pet First Aid

As a pet owner, learn techniques to deal with an emergency by taking a certification course in pet first aid. These courses teach you how to deal with pet injuries, trauma, illness and poisoning.