Find the CPR dummy that's right to train your class with this in-depth buying guide for every type of dummy.
N95 masks trap pollution, dust, allergens, and other fine particles that cause respiratory problems. However, not all masks are the same.
This comprehensive guide explains everything you need to know about performing CPR or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
Although Puracol is one of the most expensive long-term wound care products on the market, it provides advantages not seen in other wound care products.
We examine 5 of the best ointments and gels that speed healing and reduce pain in all kinds of soft tissue injuries.
Learn how to treat, step by step, different types of burns, such as: thermal, chemical and electrical burns.
Did you know that hemostatic agents speed up the natural blood clotting process? Learn about hemostatic agents and other first aid items you can use to stop bleeding.
According to the American Red Cross, improved training and access to Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) could save 50,000 lives each year. Do you know how to use a portable defibrillator?
Surgical glues can be used as easy, do-it-yourself stitches. Learn everything you need to know about surgical or skin glues in this article.
We put medical tapes to the test so you can choose the most suitable to your needs.
A comprehensive article with recommendations for building your own personalized first aid kit that is useful on a daily basis, not just during emergencies.
Chest seals and occlusive dressings are used to treat deep cuts and puncture wounds in the chest, abdomen, and neck.
Israeli bandages are designed to quickly stop bleeding in emergency situations. Learn different ways of applying the Israeli bandage on different parts of the body and more.
The SAM splint is a versatile, lightweight, portable, and reusable splint that can be used to treat broken bones, sprains, and soft tissue injuries.
Tourniquets are used to stop uncontrollable bleeding in the arms or legs. If a major artery gets severed you can bleed out in less than a minute, so speed is everything.
Hemostatic agents help control bleeding by speeding up the body's own natural clotting process, learn about the best hemostatic agents available today.
Mylar blankets can reflect up to 90% of body heat back to the wearer. These blankets are especially useful in a portable first aid kit because they take up almost no space.
Ivarest is a cream that relieves the itching and dries out the boils caused by poison ivy, oak, and sumac.
Personal protective equipment should not be underestimated.
Skin protectants used in long-term wound care prevent maceration caused by dressings and gels that speed wound healing.
Surgi-Lock 2oc is the veterinary equivalent of Dermabond. Chemically it is exactly the same, but it is cheaper and comes in a reusable bottle.
Optifoam is an advanced wound dressing designed for wounds with heavy drainage.
Dermabond (2-octyl-cyanoacrylate) is one of the only surgical glues that is FDA approved for use on humans.
Vetbond (n-butyl-cyanoacrylate) was developed to close surgical incisions after veterinary procedures. It is very similar to Dermabond, but at a fraction of the cost.
Studies have shown B&W Ointment to be an effective treatment for burns and soft tissue injuries.
T-Relief claims to be an alternative to Traumeel, and it has more concentrated ingredients and a wider range of natural anti-inflammatory ingredients.
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