First Aid for Snake Bite

Snake bites are very painful and furthermore if it’s of a poisonous snake (cobra, rattlesnake, cottonmouth, copperhead, etc.), then it can be fatal as well. Children are at a higher risk of death due to snake bites as they have a smaller body size.Snake venom spreads rapidly in the blood and calls for immediate medical help. The right antivenom injected into the body will help save a life. However, it becomes difficult for a person to cope with the situation while wandering in wilderness or while being in a location…

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First Aid For Chest Pain

Chest pain is one of a few medical complaints that always require emergency medical care. The specific cause of chest pain may be difficult to interpret initially and can vary from minor problems such as heartburn and rheumatism of the intercostals muscles to serious medical emergencies. As chest pain is often an indicator of a heart attack, the condition needs immediate attention. The foremost part in first aid for chest pain is to recognize the signs of chest pain. The chest pain of a heart attack characteristically occurs in the…

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First Aid For Alcohol Poisoning

Overview of alcohol poisoning First Aid For Alcohol Poisoning: Acute alcohol poisoning or alcohol intoxication (AI) occurs when the quantity of alcohol consumed by an individual exceeds the person’s tolerance for alcohol and produces behavioral or physical abnormalities. Alcohol causes several changes in a person’s level of consciousness including slurred speech, unstable gait, impaired judgment and disinhibited behavior. This is proven by the evidence of marked disruption in brain activity during AI including the decrease in global and regional brain differentiation.1 Acute alcohol intoxication may result in coma or death…

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