Archive | June, 2013

What Does AED Stand For?

Perhaps, you have seen an AED in your workplace or in the subway or at the fitness center. AEDs can be found almost everywhere. But many people still don’t know what AED stands for. Well, AED means Automated External Defibrillator. AEDs are especially designed to provide electrical shock to the heart, so that the heart […]

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Issues in Emergency Institutional Medical Care

Patients in the emergency department have a wide variety of potential and existing health problems they perceived to be urgent. Victims rushed in the emergency department have varying health conditions which may be minor to life-threatening in nature which can suddenly change in a constant basis. An in-depth physical assessment is essential in order for […]

Performing Emergency CPR

CPR (also known as Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) is an emergency procedure that was specifically designed to restore and facilitate the flow of oxygenated blood to a victim’s brain. This procedure is performed when a victim has ceased breathing. Lack of oxygen can easily lead to permanent brain damage and even death. Consisting of chest compressions and […]