Thursday, 22 December 2016

First Aid for Fever

Fever is also termed as pyrexia. It is one of the common illnesses found in the human being and also could be a symptom for other serious illnesses too. The temperature of the body would be taken to the above the normal range of temperatures. Fever would increase the chill of the body and also the muscle tone. Fever can be caused from various factors and reasons like bacterial conditions or can be viral. So, the fever can be a simple health problem that would be recovered in a few days or potentially dangerous too.  

Friday, 9 December 2016

First Aid for Fainting

Fainting is simply understood as loss of consciousness by the person. It can be caused from the low blood pressure or low blood flowing through the brain. It could generally be caused more in the women, happened because of the ill health and kinds of shocking news or shocking scenes. Sometimes it runs for shorter periods but may also go run for longer duration. If the fainting is because of the serious illness, the person may not be recovered to be conscious immediately. 

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

First Aid for Eye Wounds

When the eye gets wounded, there could be a serious threat of the vision and so it may lead to see difficult. The wound should be treated immediately timely without any further delays. The wounds can be ranged from small to serious and so the right medical help should be given, if it is a serious wound. If the wound is big and serious, it may lead to the permanent loss of the vision. 

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

First Aid for Foreign body in the eye

Eyes can get injured, when the foreign body gets into them. The object can be soft or hard. Necessary care should be taken if the object is hard and it is of metal. The object should not be tried to remove if it embedded hard. If it is soften and removable, remove it carefully from the eye.

Monday, 14 November 2016

First Aid for Eye injuries from Corrosive Chemicals

The injury of the eye can be physical or from the chemicals. If the physical element caused the injury and if the element is corroded, it would be dangerous and needs serious medical help. So, if there is any metallic projectiles are come into contact with the eyes, immediate care has to be taken. So, ensure what has caused the eye injury.

Sunday, 13 November 2016

First Aid for Electric Shock

Electric shock could occur when the human being comes into direct contact with the source of the electricity. It causes, there would be sufficient current to be passed through the skin, then through muscles and also through the hair. If the current is small, it can be imperceptible and if there is any larger current is passed through the body, it would not let to leave the electric source. Still more current could cause even damage to the tissues.

Saturday, 12 November 2016

First Aid for Ear Injuries

When a strong hit or impression on the ear is happened, it may cause the ear to get injury. And it can be a minor or major injury. Wrestling is also one of the reasons for these injuries. 

Friday, 11 November 2016

First Aid for Drug Overdose

When the drug is given to the body beyond the recommended levels, drug overdose occurs. This overdose could also be resulted to a serious toxic state or even cause the death.

Thursday, 10 November 2016

First Aid for Drowning

Drowning is an experience of respiratory impairment caused from the immersion of the liquid. When the person gets survived, the drowning would be understood as near drowning. It could cause water inhalation and may lead to unconsciousness. The drowned person has to be continuously taken care after 72 hours. 

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

First Aid for Dislocations

Dislocation is also called as luxation that is occurred from abnormal separation at the junction point, where two or more than two bones are met together. If the dislocation is partial, it is called subluxation. A strong impact or fall can cause this dislocation. The dislocation of the joint could damage the tendons, nerves, muscles and ligaments to damage. It can be caused on any minor or major dislocation and common dislocation is shoulder dislocation.

Monday, 7 November 2016

First Aid for Low Blood Sugar

Low blood sugar is also called as hypotension and it is not a disease, but a physiological condition of the patient. It could sometimes happen as a result of a shock, though there are many other causes. 

Saturday, 5 November 2016

First Aid for Hyperglycemia

High blood sugar is caused from the excessive glucose content in the blood. It is also called as a Hyperglycemia. It happens when the glucose levels becomes higher than 11.1 mmol/l. the symptoms are found only this value reaches 15 to 20. It could be life threatening if not treated immediately. Here under are the symptoms of the high blood sugar and first aid for high blood sugar.

Friday, 4 November 2016

First Aid for Crush Injury

Crush injuries are those injuries caused when any part or parts of the body get crushed under any heavy objects. It needs immediate medical attention and an ambulance has to be called immediately for immediate medical help to minimize the risk. Here under are few first aid preliminary precautions to be taken before further medical aid is provided.

Thursday, 3 November 2016

First Aid for Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a different chronic neurological disorder which is generally characterized by the seizures. In some cases epileptic seizures could happen because of the hypersynchronous neuronal activity in the brain. 

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

First Aid for Convulsions

Convulsions are seen as the body of the human being all of a sudden repeatedly shakes. This shaking would be uncontrolled and is seen it as a special medical condition. Convulsions generally occur with the young children. It happens because of the muscles that contract and relax very rapidly. It is sometimes referred as a seizure. Convulsion first aid is always better to have in handy, here under get the same along with the Convulsions symptoms.

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

First Aid for Concussion

Concussions or concussion in the head are generally caused by the action of striking together and it is also called as a mild brain injury, mild head injury, mild traumatic brain injury or minor head trauma, though concussion is a minor problem. However, it is frequently addressed as the head injury. It may cause different physical, emotional and cognitive symptoms. Here under know more about the concussion symptoms and first aid of head injury.

Monday, 31 October 2016

Sunday, 30 October 2016

First Aid for Burns - Treating Burns

Burns is an injury to the skin and to the flesh, if the burn is deeper. It can be caused by electricity, heat, fire, radiation, friction or chemicals. If the burn is on the surface of the skin, it is called as a first-degree burn and if the burns penetrate inside, it would be called as second-degree burns. 

Friday, 28 October 2016

First Aid for Inhalation of fumes

Inhalation of fumes like carbon monoxide, smoke and other gases causes oxygen levels to be lessened in the tissues of the body. So, Inhalation of fumes needs medication as soon as possible. It can be smoke inhalation or carbon monoxide inhalation. It generally causes from car exhaust, emissions, blocked chimney flues, fires, coal pits, underground tanks, wells, cleaning fluids, propane stoves, glues, lighter fluids or camping gas.

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

First Aid for Hyperventilation

Hyperventilation does occur when the quantity and rate of alveolar ventilation for carbon dioxide gets exceeded to the carbon dioxide production. Eventually blood stream gets less concentrated of the carbon dioxide and later it would produce hypocapnea. It can be caused because of the emotional or physical stimuli, head injuries, air pressure at higher altitudes, cardiovascular problems, and other respiratory disorders. 

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

First Aid for Choking

Choking is happened because of the mechanical obstruction for the air flow into the lungs. It partially or completely prevent breathe. It could be caused by respiratory diseases or by obstructed foreign body or larynx compressed. 

Monday, 24 October 2016

First Aid for Asthma Attack

Asthma is a chronic and inflammatory disease. It may be caused may be because of environmental factors or genetic factors and sometimes both. It is of two types forced expiratory volume and peak expiratory flow rate. It is also categorized as intrinsic or extrinsic. This asthma prevalence has been significantly increased since 1970s and the number of asthma patients has been increased to 300 million people in the world. 

Sunday, 23 October 2016

First Aid for Internal Bleeding

Internal bleeding is losing blood that occurs with a vascular system into the body space or body cavity. Sometimes it would be medical emergency according to the location and rate of the bleeding. If neglected or not taken the help of the doctor it can cause cardiac arrest and sometimes death.

Saturday, 22 October 2016

First Aid for External Bleeding

When the blood leaves the body popping out, it is called external bleeding. It may happen because of abrasion, excoriation, laceration, incision, puncture wound, contusion or gunshot wounds. The bleeding should be obstructed as soon as possible, otherwise if the bleeding continues for more than 5 cups, it would be life threatening. 

Friday, 21 October 2016

First Aid for Insect Stings

Insect stings or bites do occur when they defend themselves naturally with their natural defense mechanism or to feed off from the human body. As the insects inject acids like formic acid, the bitten area will have skin reaction causing itching after it becomes red and swell. The strings from bees, fire ants, hornets and wasps sometimes cause allergic reactions like anaphylaxis. 

Thursday, 20 October 2016

First Aid for Animal Bites

A bite of an animal with its poisonous teeth becomes a wound on a human body. There should be some standards followed by the person, who receives the wounds so that the bites would not lead to rabies virus or parvovirus infected into the body. If the bite is deep to the bone, it would be called as osteomylitis, which sometimes becomes even life-threatening. 

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Anaphylactic Shock Treatment

Anaphylaxis is a shocking allergic reaction developed very rapidly by throat swelling and itchy rash. Anaphylactic shock is one of the effects of Anaphylaxis and is closely associated to the systematic vasodilation. This eventually causes low blood pressure in the body, potentially, about less than 30% lower than the standard values. Sometimes it can become a life-threatening issue.