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GIVING CPR TO A PREGNANT PERSON: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

GIVING CPR TO A PREGNANT PERSON: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

ASHI and MEDIC First Aid Blog What do I do if the victim is pregnant in the event of cardiac arrest? This is a common question that Emergency Care ...

HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD PREPARE FOR AN EMERGENCY

HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD PREPARE FOR AN EMERGENCY

ASHI and MEDIC First Aid Blog If an emergency or disaster strikes, does your child know what to do? Most types of disasters and medical emergencies...

FIRST AID FOR SPRAINS: DO I USE ICE OR HEAT?

FIRST AID FOR SPRAINS: DO I USE ICE OR HEAT?

ASHI and MEDIC First Aid Blog Sprains are injuries to ligaments that hold your joints together and often result in severe pain, swelling, and bruis...

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SPLASH PAD SAFETY

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SPLASH PAD SAFETY

ASHI and MEDIC First Aid Blog Splash pads are popular attractions for families looking for an easy alternative to public pools and water parks. The...

TEACH YOUR CHILD TO CALL 911

TEACH YOUR CHILD TO CALL 911

ASHI and MEDIC First Aid Blog Children can learn to call 911 from a young age, potentially saving a life by getting help where it’s needed quicker....

Share These Water Safety Tips with Your Children

Share These Water Safety Tips with Your Children

ASHI and MEDIC First Aid Blog  Summer months give families the opportunity for extra water fun at home, on vacation and out in the community. Unfor...

HOW TO PREPARE FOR SUMMER POWER OUTAGES

HOW TO PREPARE FOR SUMMER POWER OUTAGES

ASHI and MEDIC First Aid Blog With record heat waves in many parts of the United States, summer power outages can quickly become dangerous. The thr...

HOW TO SAFELY REMOVE A TICK

HOW TO SAFELY REMOVE A TICK

ASHI and MEDIC First Aid Blog Ticks are blood-feeding parasites that attach firmly to the skin’s surface. They’re usually found in shrubs and tall ...

THE IMPORTANCE OF CPR IN SCHOOLS

THE IMPORTANCE OF CPR IN SCHOOLS

ASHI and MEDIC First Aid Blog High-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and early AED use can make a significant difference in a person’s c...

THE BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO CPR AND AED

THE BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO CPR AND AED

ASHI and MEDIC First Aid Blog Cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death in the United States. It can often happen with little or no warning. This...

WHAT TO DO DURING AN ASTHMA ATTACK

WHAT TO DO DURING AN ASTHMA ATTACK

ASHI and MEDIC First Aid Blog Asthma is a chronic condition that makes breathing difficult, as a result of inflamed or narrowed airways, or tubes ...

EMERGENCY BLEEDING: HOW TO STOP THE BLEED UNTIL HELP ARRIVES

EMERGENCY BLEEDING: HOW TO STOP THE BLEED UNTIL HELP ARRIVES

ASHI and MEDIC First Aid Blog Uncontrolled bleeding is a major cause of preventable death in the United States. In fact, around 40% of deaths from ...