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Emergency Medical Care : How to Treat an Open Fracture During First Aid

When dealing with an open fracture, the first consideration is to control the bleeding, after which the site can be wrapped without cutting off circulation. Discover how to make a splint to make the patient more comfortable with help from an emergency medical technician in this free video on treating open fractures. Expert: Rebecca Boutin…

Zipping It All Up

You know exactly where you are going, what flights to take, where to stay and that you’ll have a grand time. Of course, you already know what to pack. But how do a gazillion stuff like make up kits, five swimwear sets, a dozen clothes and Havaianas fit perfectly in a luggage? Start it off…

Medical Jewelry: When Fashion Can Save Your Life

For most people, jewelry is worn purely as an accessory, an adornment for one’s body. Not everyone knows that jewelry serves another purpose too, and that purpose is to save a life. This specific kind of jewelry is called medical jewelry. Medical jewelry is usually worn by people with a medical condition that should be…

Medical Alert Jewelry – Elegant Life Savers

The days are gone when you had no choice but to wear unflattering dog tags if you had a medical condition. Today medical alert jewelry is much more appealing and often looks just like normal jewelry. You can choose pieces that match your mood and your outfit so you never need to leave home without…

Medical Alert ID Bracelets Can Save You in an Emergency

Medical ID bracelets could save your life some day if you have a medical condition like diabetes or severe allergies. Paramedics know to look for medical ID bracelets when they come upon a person who is non-responsive. The bracelet informs the first responders about your medical condition when you can’t seem to to allow them…

Elderly Aging and Emergency Medical Devices

Emergency medical alert is operated by wireless communication, and allow a senior to press a button for help if they fall or are in trouble. Any request for assistance is sent to an emergency call center which is monitored continuously over 24 hours and can send help to the senior immediately. These devices are very…