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Food allergies

Food allergy is an immune system reaction that occurs after eating a certain kind of food. Allergies can have symptoms such as problems with digestion, hives or a swollen airway. A food allergy can also cause a severe symptom or a life-threatening reaction known as anaphylaxis. Common foods that causes allergies In adults, there are […]

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 […]

First Aid for Catfish Stings

Catfish stings are caused by a type of ray-finned fish known for their prominent barbells called catfish. Named after their resemblance with cat’s whiskers, catfish have substantial commercial importance. They are served as part of dishes, either fished or farmed, but some species are used in aquarium hobby. Catfish are also popularly called “mud cats,” […]

Cardiogenic Shock

Cardiogenic shock occurs when the heart’s contractility in pumping blood throughout the body is impaired and the supply of oxygen rich blood is not reaching the vital organs of the body for nourishment. The cause of cardiogenic shock  is known as either coronary or noncoronary in nature. Coronary cardiogenic shock is more common than noncoronary cardiogenic […]

Keratitis

      Keratitis refers to the inflammation of the clear dome shaped tissue covering the front part of one’s eye-cornea.  It may either be infectious or non-infectious and sometimes not associated with an infection. Infectious keratitis are basically caused by viruses, bacteria, parasites or fungi whereas non-infectious keratitis on the other hand, may more or less […]