Sprains

A sprain is a stretch and tear of one or more ligament that connects two or more bones at a joint in our body. The seriousness of the injury depends directly on the extent of an injury and the number of ligaments affected. The causes of Sprain The sprain can happen due to – A […]

Broken Bones

A broken bone is a common state of emergency but has to be dealt with great care. If a broken bone is not dealt with properly, it can lead to further problems. Though bones are made tough, they can snap by falling or getting bumped into something and more. Types of broken bones A full […]

Hypothermia

Hypothermia is a status where the body temperature of the patient drops significantly low than normal. It happens due to inadequate protection against exposure to cold temperatures. The youngest and old are the people are more prone to develop hypothermia as they get exposed to the cold temperatures. The risk and degree of hypothermia are […]

Burns

The burns can upset just anyone and it is very important for the person to understand the symptoms and types of burns and how to deal with them. The Symptoms of Burns Blisters Pain (However, the most serious burns can be without pain) Cracking skin Red skin Shock (pale skin, weakness, blue lips) Swelling White […]

Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a common problem in which loose and watery stools occurring more than three timesĀ a day. It generally lasts a day or two and goes off all by its own. There is no special treatment required. It is gain in the rate of bowel movements and a reduction in the form of stool. Diarrhea […]

Poison

To handle a poison emergency is a serious situation. But, if you know what to do to deal with poison and when you can handle the situation in a better way. Read here to know what to do first in a poison emergency. Here are the different cases in which one can be affected with […]

Psychological First Aid

Psychological first aid helps the people to improve their mental or physical performance at the time of normal activities. Particularly during the extremely hazardous conditions and in the hostile situations, this type of first aid is of great help. The psychological first aid is almost as normal and fair as the physical first aid. The […]

Electric Shock

The electric shock happens when the person comes in contact with the source of electrical energy. The electrical energy passes by the tissues of a part of the body causing shock. It can cause the person devastating damage and even death. Depending on the time and seriousness of the shock, the injuries due to electric […]

Respiratory Emergencies

Oxygen is the utmost need of the human body. The respiratory emergencies arise when someone tries desperately to have a breath of air or they feel that they may not be able to have the next breath. This emergency situation includes conditions such as asthma and bronchitis. The respiratory emergency can also be caused by […]