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Is it Safe to Perform CPR on Infants?

When you find someone in need of CPR, your brain is running a mile per minute. In this high-stress, hyper-emotional situation, you may find yourself feeling scared, overwhelmed, or ill-equipped.    Now, imagine if that someone in need of CPR is an infant.   When it comes to CPR, making the decision to perform this…

Do First Aid Kits Expire

Do First Aid Kits Expire?

We all know that first aid kits are a crucial component of ensuring that you’re prepared for an emergency, from life-threatening to a scraped knee. But, what’s the point of having a well-stocked first aid kit if the contents inside aren’t functioning properly?    The truth is that indeed, first aid kits expire. Here’s why:…

CPR For Drowning: Is It Different?

CPR For Drowning: Is It Different?

Spring break is less than a week away – who’s going on vacation?!    A report released by the Canadian Red Cross “found that the most frequent activities for immersion deaths are now aquatic, including swimming and wading. This is followed by boating, especially fishing”.    If you will be doing any of these activities…

Which First Aid Course Should I Take

Which First Aid Course Should I Take?

First Aid Courses are recommended regardless of age, skill, or industry. However, the first aid course that you should take is dependent on your lifestyle. While injuries and emergencies can happen at any time, in any place, to anyone, some lifestyles have more risk, which requires a higher level of first aid skill and knowledge.…