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Medical Emergencies & First Aid : Medical Alert Bracelets

Medical alert bracelets can be obtained at any local pharmacy or drugstore, and they provide pertinent medical information for when the EMS arrives. Find out why most medical bracelets contain information about allergies, medical histories and conditions with help from an EMT in this free video on medical alert bracelets. Expert: Brian Luscomb Bio: Brian…

Emergency Medical Care : About Emergency Response Systems

The emergency medical system begins at the second that somebody calls 911, and medical problems result in the dispatch of an ambulance, and possible the fire or police departments. Find out how EMTs and paramedics have to follow a number of protocols with help from an emergency medical technician in this free video on emergency…

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…

Emergency Medical Care : How to Splint a Fracture of the Lower Leg

When splinting a lower leg, the first step is to assess the leg to find out where the fracture is, and it’s important to remember to splint the joint above and below the fracture. Find out how to check for pulse, motor and sensory responses to the feet before applying lower leg splints with help…

Emergency Medical Care : How to Lift & Move Patients

There are many types of emergency lifts and carriers that a responder can form, but a patient who is not suspected of having a C spine injury can be moved by placing the arms under the shoulders and armpits. Discover how to use care when lifting a patient with help from an emergency medical technician…

Emergency Medical Care : How to Splint a Fracture of the Upper Arm

When dealing with a fractured humerus, first make sure that there is no break in the skin. Discover how the best option for a simple upper-arm fracture is the rigid splint with a soft side with help from an emergency medical technician in this free video on splinting a fractured humerus. Expert: Rebecca Boutin Bio:…

Emergency Medical Care : What Do You Put On a Medical Alert Bracelet?

A medical alert tag or bracelet can come in a computerized version that will provide an entire medical history, but it generally should include information about seizures, heart conditions, diabetes or anything else that will aid in the treatment plan. Find out about including allergies on a medical alert bracelet with help from an emergency…