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Sachin Shah, MD, Director of Emergency Services at Nyack Hospital shares what signs and symptoms indicate a medical emergency and when to get help. NYACK, N.Y., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
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When it comes to comfort, it is important for a lifeguard to be warm and snug.
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Data from an assessment of more than 6,000 schools provide information about anaphylaxis triggers, response and education in the school setting PITTSBURGH, Feb.
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When a lifeguard is serving on duty during a chilly day, it can be important to cover up while still being easily identifiable by the public.
When it comes to serious injuries, lifeguards must be prepared at a moment’s notice.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to preserve brain function and manually pump blood through to the body’s vital organs, until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous circulation. CPR is indicated in cardiac arrest patients, but may also be performed on patients with an unresponsive presentation or those experiencing agonal breaths or severe and prolonged arrhythmias such as bradycardia or tachycardia. The first...
Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...
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