Category: First Aid Basics

10 Things To Do After Recognizing A Stroke Victim

things to do after recognizing a stroke victim

A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that feeds the brain gets blocked or bursts. When that part of the brain stops working, half of the body’s functions it controls stop as well. Stroke is currently the fifth leading cause of

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First Aid Basics: What To Do When Someone Is Poisoned

What to do when someone is poisoned

Poison When someone has been poisoned, a rescuer must act quickly in order to get help involved.  Poisoning is one of the more serious things that can happen to a person.  There are several things that cause poisoning, but they

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First Aid Basics: What To Do When Someone Is Choking

What to do when someone is choking

Choking Everyone has an idea of what choking is, what it looks like, and has more than likely witnessed someone choke at some point in their life.  Choking is more technically known as Foreign-Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO) and most cases

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