Latest First aid Stories

2013-10-31 23:00:07

ForCPR.com launches a new website directory to help promote and expand the reach of First Aid, AED and CPR training instructors and connect them with students. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 ForCPR.com, a public, online directory of First Aid, AED and CPR training instructors has launched a global campaign to expand the reach of its premier offering. First Aid and CPR trainers are often solo-practitioners that provide their services to small businesses and...

2013-10-29 23:36:02

Lifeguard Master has improved on its chairs for more effective alertness, increasing the over all safety of the swimming area. These improved chairs can also withstand outdoor elements and last for decades. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 On a warm summer day at the pool or the beach, there can be massive amounts of people in the swimming area for a lifeguard to watch. For this reason alone, it is important that a lifeguard stays comfortable and alert during their shift. The...

2013-10-29 23:35:22

Honey has been used since ancient times as a therapy for fighting infections in wounds. Though its popularity died down with the invention of antibiotics, it's recently seen a re-emergence and is likely to popularize immensely over the next few years. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Although honey is one of the most ancient conventional therapies for fighting infections, its popularity waned in the early 20th century when antibiotics popularized. However, in recent years,...

2013-10-23 23:31:21

When lifeguards are doing their job, it can be difficult to protect their skin properly. This is why the popular lifeguard supply company Lifeguard Master now offers a line of long lasting sunscreen products which offers a variety of benefits for lifeguards that general sunscreen purchased in a store does not offer. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 When lifeguards are focused on the public it can be difficult for them to focus on themselves. Many lifeguards spend their days out in...

2013-10-22 23:33:11

When looking for comfort on cool days as a lifeguard, it is important to have the proper attire. That is why the popular lifeguard apparel company, Lifeguard Master, is now offering an affordable lifeguard hoodie. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 One of the most important necessities of a beach or pool is having a certified lifeguard on duty. Lifeguards want to make sure they are clearly identifiable and comfortable so they can concentrate on the public they serve. Now, the popular...

2013-10-21 23:04:18

SureFire CPR provides Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification for those needing training in Orange and Riverside counties. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 SureFire CPR recently announced ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) Certification courses for Orange County and Corona. The Newport Beach-based company offers a wide range of emergency and first aid courses, including CPR certification, ACLS classes, Neonate Resuscitation (NRP), PALS classes and more. ACLS...

Latest First aid Reference Libraries

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2013-04-30 13:21:44

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
2013-03-04 15:59:27

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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