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What To Do (And What To Avoid) While Waiting For An Ambulance

Even though many ambulances can arrive on the scene of an emergency in minutes, waiting for the ambulance can feel like a lifetime. You might feel helpless while you’re waiting for paramedics to arrive, but what you do in these moments can have a huge impact on the outcome of the situation. With that in mind, we wanted to share some things you should do (and some things you shouldn’t) while you’re waiting for an ambulance to arrive during an […]

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Anaphylactic Shock And Emergency Medical Care  

Coming into contact with something that triggers an allergic reaction can lead to a life threatening situation within minutes. These life threatening allergic reactions are referred to as anaphylaxis, and the symptoms produced by your body’s reaction can send you into a state called anaphylactic shock, which can be deadly. In today’s blog, we take a closer look at allergens, anaphylactic shock and the role emergency medical providers play in helping patients suffering from a severe allergic reaction. Allergies And […]

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The Basics Of Emergency Response – Check, Call, Care

Every emergency is different, but there are still some similarities in how you should respond if you find yourself in an emergency situation. When time is of the essence during an emergency, it can be hard to know what to do, which is why the Red Cross and other medical groups like to remind people of a simple phrase that can help in the event of an emergency, and that’s “Check, Call, Care.” In today’s blog, we take a closer […]

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