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Speeding and Its Tragic Consequences

Speeding and Its Tragic Consequences

Every day we hear news stories about tragic losses in life and property due to motor vehicle accidents. Speeding is among the leading causes of road accidents. Awareness of its consequences can do so much in preventing and cutting down accidents. Emergency medical technicians and volunteer first aiders respond to countless cases of car crashes […]

Edmonton First Aid

How to Administer First Aid on Gunshot Wound Victim

               In Canada, homicides due to gunshot wounds accounted for approximately 0.52 deathsper 100,000 people. Moreover, there is an estimated 23.8 firearms per 100 people. And when it was evaluated among 178 countries in the world, Canada ranked at number 12 among highest number of privately owned guns. Therefore, learning to apply first aid in […]

First Aid for Falling

First Aid for Falling

    Falling is a common unfortunate accident, which may sometimes to lead broken bones and death. In fact, falling from heights is one of the leading causes of accidental death all over the world and is one of the most common causes of personal injuries. In Canada, there are over 42, 000 reported cases or […]

Before You Let Your Child Play:

Before You Let Your Child Play: Think Sports Safety

Sports activities offer great opportunity for children to hone their physical and psychological skills. Apart from giving children great enjoyment and fun, sports increases a child’s self-esteem, fitness, and physical coordination. Children also learn many important life values such as self-discipline, teamwork, respect for others, managing success and disappointment, and fair play. Although engaging in […]

Caring For A Child With Seizure

Caring For A Child With Seizure

The brain is a sensitive, complex organ that regulates and controls motor movements, emotions, thoughts, and sensations. It is composed of brain cells and tissues that work in perfect unison. These brain cells communicate by sending electric signals. Occasionally some brain cells discharge abnormal signals that result in uncoordinated, uncontrolled motor movements or seizure. The […]