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Archive for December, 2019

Benefits of Learning to Deliver First Aid Treatment


Date: December 30th, 2019

Benefits of Getting Trained to Deliver First Aid Treatment

Did you know that you could save someone’s life by learning just a few simple skills that will help you deliver first aid treatment? First aid prevents the injury from deteriorating.

There are some other benefits of being equipped with first aid knowledge as well. Let’s find out about them:

5 Components of a Healthy Lifestyle


Date: December 27th, 2019

Components of a Healthy Lifestyle

Let’s take a look at the five basic components of a healthy lifestyle.

1. Balanced Diet

There are a variety of factors that affect your health, one of which is the diet that you consume. In order to stay healthy, you need to keep an eye on what you eat. A balanced diet is the one which has the right amount of fat, proteins, minerals, and vitamins. Here are some of the components of a healthy diet:

  • Polyunsaturated fats
  • High-quality protein
  • Fruits low in sugar
  • Green vegetables
  • Foods rich in fiber

Implementing Workstation AEDs


Date: December 25th, 2019

Implementing Workstation Automated External Defibrillators

More than 50% of cardiac arrest cases occur outside a hospital. And it could be anywhere; at home, on the road, at work, anywhere.

That explains why employers must take precaution in their workplace and prepare to act fast in case of a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA)?

Well, we all know that the recommended first aid for any SCA victim is Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, popularly known as CPR.

But how many staffs in your workstations have the necessary skills to issue CPR to a colleague? Maybe one or two employees with CPR training; in the worst cases, we have no one with knowledge about resuscitation.

First Aid Preparation 101


Date: December 15th, 2019

First aid emergencies can strike at any time and are common occurrences. Scrapes, bruises, cuts, and all sorts of injuries are very common. These minor medical situations seldom cause permanent damage but do need immediate care. Otherwise, infections and increased pain can develop. With a stocked first aid kit, you can prepare yourself for most medical emergencies.

Cardiac arrest and the Smart listening Devices


Date: December 11th, 2019

 Cardiac arrest is defined as the unanticipated stop of heart activity. This may occur in a victim who has or doesn’t have a preexisting heart issue. It can occur spontaneously or after the occurrence of other symptoms. It is always important to detect cardiac arrest early. This way,the individual can receive CPR,and be lucky enough to reach the hospital in time and get medical attention. If this doesn’t happen, a person can die quickly after some time of the cardiac arrest.

Household Sharps: A Guide to Your Home Needle Disposal Options


Date: December 3rd, 2019

The healthcare sector is not complete without the mention of sharps and needles. These refer to the care of healthcare instruments that can pierce through the skin such as needles and scalpels.

Handling Household Sharps and Needles

The healthcare sector is not complete without the mention of sharps and needles. These refer to the care of health care instruments that can pierce through the skin such as needles and scalpels. Nurses and doctors play a key role in administering care with patients. But patients who must inject (themselves) on a regular basis must be trusted with sharps so it is important that each of them familiarizes with the management and disposal of these to safeguard the environment. Proper disposal of sharps is necessary for reducing the possibilities of harm or the spread of blood-borne pathogens. Disregarding the management and disposal of needles or syringes endangers the health of nurses and other medical staff. Most of the infections contracted through injury from needles could pose deadly risks that are can be avoided if we follow some best practices.