Month: July 2013

Psychiatric Emergencies: Underactive and Depressed Patients

Underactive and depressed patients are a common but serious primary condition that brings such individuals to the emergency department or any health care facility for that matter. This overlapping set of conditions is often masked by anxiety and somatic complaints. A depressed individual can experience varying degrees and changes in mood and behavior. Clinical manifestations …

Psychiatric Emergencies: Underactive and Depressed Patients Read More »

Bacterial Meningitis

Bacterial Meningitis: An Infection That Can Kill in Hours Bacterial meningitis is a serious medical emergency that can kill a child in hours. Parents should know how to recognize its early symptoms to prevent life-threatening complications. A little knowledge can go a long way in cases of medical emergencies. Unlike in adults, simple fever in …

Bacterial Meningitis Read More »

  • All lifeguardfirstaid.ca content is reviewed by a medical professional and / sourced to ensure as much factual accuracy as possible.

  • We have strict sourcing guidelines and only link to reputable websites, academic research institutions and medical articles.

  • If you feel that any of our content is inaccurate, out-of-date, or otherwise questionable, please contact us through our contact us page.

The information posted on this page is for educational purposes only.
If you need medical advice or help with a diagnosis contact a medical professional