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Obstructive Shock: Causes, Signs and Symptoms, & First Aid Management

Obstructive shock is a medical emergency that occurs due to mechanical problems that averts diastolic filling resulting to decreased cardiac output. Obstructive shock is a medical emergency that occurs to mechanical problems that avoids diastolic filling from occurring. This means that despite normal intravascular volume and myocardial function (heart pumping well), there are physical changes […]

Allergic reactions-first aid

Types of allergies

If the immune system of an individual reacts abnormally to a common substance in the environment, an allergic response occurs. The substance that triggers the response is called an allergen which causes an inflammatory response in the body that can range from mild to life-threatening. Globally, individuals who are suffering from allergies continue to increase. […]