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Congenital Heart Disease – What You Need to Know

There are numerous types of heart diseases. Congenital heart disease is a very serious medical condition that affects the cardiovascular structure. The abnormalities happen before the baby is born and the condition affects 1% of children in the U.S. Symptoms are hard to recognize mainly because they can appear at any stage of life. No […]

First Aid Management: Hyperventilation

Hyperventilation is breathing too quickly or too deeply, resulting to more exhaling than inhaling. Respiration consists of a healthy balance between inspiration of oxygen and expiration of carbon dioxide and when one hyperventilates, this often leads to low levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the blood. The rapid decrease in carbon dioxide level in the […]

Different Levels of CPR Certification Course

CPR, AED and first aid training are very crucial skills that every person regardless of the profession should possess. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR can help save life if a person who has stopped breathing before the emergency health care provider arrives. There are mainly four types CPR certification course provided in Canada by the approved providers. […]

Giving First Aid For Poison

First aid for poison is a very confusing area in first aid treatment because there are a wide variety of poisons and both can have diverse effects to the body. Participants enrolled in workplace first aid and CPR courses will learn to recognize and manage poison related emergencies. From a first aider view, poison is any […]

Learn more about Cough CPR

Many first aid and health organizations in Canada do not endorse cough CPR. This is a procedure that is highly publicized in many publications, but doctors have some reservations when it comes its application. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is regarded not to be useful for victims who are unresponsive. It is regarded to be just appropriate to […]