Emergencies and Treatments

Hurricane preparedness

How to Prepare for a Hurricane if You Cannot Evacuate

During a hurricane, anything can happen, but rescue efforts are usually only days away. A few simple items can help rescuers locate you and keep you alive until they arrive.

Performing CPR with a human dummy

How to Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

This comprehensive guide explains everything you need to know about performing CPR or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

First aid for burns

How to Treat Different Types of Burns

Learn how to treat, step by step, different types of burns, such as: thermal, chemical and electrical burns.

How to stop a cut from bleeding

How to Stop Bleeding

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.

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