Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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How to Handle Bleeds Without a First Aid Kit

Your skin normally provides a great barrier to bacteria and infection. But when there’s a gaping wound on any of your extremities, there is now a huge gate inviting all sorts of bacteria to come inside. This is why dressings are sterilized:...

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How to Respond to Someone Having a Seizure

If a friend or family member had a seizure, would you know how to respond? Although seizures can be quite frightening to see, responding and caring for a person who is having a seizure can be fairly easy. In case you haven’t had First Aid...

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What to Do in Case of a Road Accident

According to the Annual United States Road Crash Statistics, more than 38,000 people die every year in crashes on U.S. roadways. An additional 4.4 million are injured seriously enough to require medical attention. Accidents happen every day....

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Preventing COVID-19 Transmission During CPR and First Aid

The American Red Cross has released a set of safety guidelines for all lay responders and those who may need to provide CPR and First Aid to someone suspected to have COVID-19. It is required that CPR and First Aid responders wear the...

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Techniques for Different People in Basic Life Support

When providing care for different people, different techniques are used to ensure each person’s wellbeing since everyone has different health conditions as well. The same happens in providing first aid care during emergencies. At Friendly...

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Where Basic Life Support Can Take You

As human beings, we value life by helping whatever we can, especially during emergencies. Responding during an emergency can help save lives as even a matter of seconds in providing first aid can help the person in need of medical care. Friendly...

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