June 2013

Emergency Care for Hypovolemic Shock

Shock is a condition in which there is  a progressive loss of blood volume responsible for maintaining effective systemic blood circulation throughout the body’s interlacing and interdependent organ systems. Insufficient organ and tissue perfusion occurs when not enough blood reaches the capillary circulation which ultimately leads to cellular metabolic disarray and if not promptly managed …

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Cervicitis Symptoms and Treatment

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month Information on Cervical Cancer [media url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w36X9ggBNe4″ width=”600″ height=”400″] Bronze Medallion Entries Cervicitis is characterized by the irritation and inflammation of the cervix, which is the opening to the uterus. Cervicitis may occur as a result of a sexually transmitted infection, most commonly, gonorrhea and chlamydia. Genital herpes and trichomnoniasis may also …

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Inhaled Poisoning, Alcohol and Other Drug Emergencies

Life Guard First Aid talks about how to take care on patients suffering from inhaled poisoning and other drug emergencies Inhaled Poisoning Victims can sometimes be unaware of gas presence which might cause serious form of poisoning. One very common inhaled toxic substance is carbon monoxide which accounts for the majority of reported inhaled poisoning …

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