Emergencies / First Aid

CPR

CPR — cardiopulmonary resuscitation — is a potentially life-saving procedure that can restart a person’s heartbeat and breathing. CPR is often used to revive victims

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Removing a Fishhook

If you enjoy going fishing, it’s important to be prepared in case you accidentally get a fishhook caught in your skin. Caution There are two

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Chemical Burns

Many people associate chemical burns with factories, but they can happen at home, too: Contact with strong chemicals found around the house, the garage, or

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Head Injuries

The bones of the skull are designed to withstand some hard knocks. Most of the time, a blow to the head causes nothing more serious

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Human Bites

What should I do if another child bites my child? The first step is to wash the wound carefully with soap and water, since human

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Blood in the Eye

It’s an injury that can come from anywhere: a baseball in the eye, an elbow from another athlete, or a sucker punch to the face.

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