Archive | November, 2013

Oral Thrush in Children and Adults

Oral thrush is a minor condition wherein there is an overgrowth of the yeast, Candida albicans, in the mucus lining of the tongue and mouth. The fungus infection will result to whitish cream sores in the affected area, usually on the tongue and inner cheeks, which can mildly bleed and be painful. The sores may […]

How to Make a Roller Bandage

Roller bandage is one of the most important items in a first aid kit as it has many uses from a pressure bandage for animal bites to reducing swelling and soft tissue injuries. Roller bandage is a standard for most first aid kits. It has many¬†practical uses. Roller bandages can be made from lightweight cotton, […]

What is Emergency Rescue?

In most emergency situations, you will need to move the victim to a place of safety. Immediate and well-executed emergency rescue can greatly improve the outcome of the victim. Read on to learn more about emergency rescue. Emergency rescue refers to procedures of moving a victim from an unsafe location to a place of safety. […]