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What Are the Advantages of Learning First Aid?

There could be a certain time in our life when we could witness someone in a serious accident or a life-threatening situation. Our instinct is to come to this person’s aid and try to save his/her life while waiting for medics to respond. But if we ...

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The Importance of CPR Training

Being alive is a blessing. But there are unexpected situations that are life-threatening such as drowning accidents, serious illnesses like stroke or cardiac arrest, and many more. In most of these situations, it’s possible to save the people i...

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What You Need to Know About AED

Cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. This is an unforeseen condition that leads to loss of heart function, breathing, and consciousness. Therefore, it needs a quick response using AED is necessary in order for a ...

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Signs of Choking and Performing Heimlich Maneuver

Children and even adults are prone to choking. It is also one of the leading causes of sudden death in children. Food is the most common hazard. Toys come next. When these items are swallowed, they may remain in the throat or windpipe and block the f...

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Back to Basics With Basic Life Support

Saving a life does not always happen in the emergency room and contrary to what we immediately picture, one can save a life without complex equipment and other tools. It is amazing how simple knowledge executed immediately can prevent serious consequ...

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Recognizing and Responding to Choking

Choking can be pretty common – anyone can choke on something. While there are instances when choking solves by itself, it can also lead to more threatening situations. Clutching their throat is a common sign that something is wrong. If the pers...

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