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The Bystander Effect: What You Should Know?

Nov
12

Date: November 12th, 2017

The bystander effect refers to a social situation in which people don’t offer help to the victim. There are many theories that explain the bystander effect. Some researchers say that the bystander effect happens due to bystander apathy. Others state that it occurs due to the inability of the person to respond to the emergency.

Responding to Diabetic Emergencies

Nov
10

Date: November 10th, 2017

Diabetes affects more than 30 million people in the US — 9.4 percent of the total population. The medical condition occurs when the pancreas produces little or no insulin. This result in excess sugar levels in the body. If left untreated the disease can lead to serious health conditions.

The Importance of AEDs in Schools

Nov
08

Date: November 8th, 2017

The heart of a person who experiences a sudden cardiac arrest stops beating. This prevents blood to flow to the vital organs of the body such as the brain. If timely assistance is not provided to the victim, death may occur. In some cases, permanent disability occurs that makes the person dependent on others.

How to Prevent the Spread of Bloodborne Pathogens?

Nov
06

Date: November 6th, 2017

Working in the healthcare field is rewarding in many ways. However, there are certain risks as well as employees are exposed to bloodborne pathogens. In this article, we will take a look at some of the preventive measures that can help in greatly reducing the risk of the spread of bloodborne pathogens.

How to Help a Heat Stroke Victim?

Nov
04

Date: November 4th, 2017

Heat stroke can happen to anyone – irrespective of the age and gender – when the body is unable to cool down due to high heat. The condition can be life-threatening that can cause major damage to the brain and other body organs. In this article, we will take a look at the causes of heatstroke. Also, you will learn about first aid treatment options to help heat stroke victims.

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