Emergencies and Treatments

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Performing CPR with a human dummy

The goal of CPR is to artificially keep a person’s heart pumping and their lungs breathing until a defibrillator can be used to restart their heart. This comprehensive guide explains everything you need to know about performing CPR

Burns and How to Treat Them

First aid for burns

Learn how to treat, step by step, different types of burns, such as: thermal, chemical and electrical burns. We also explain you about the Rule of Nines and several other considerations you should keep in mind when helping someone suffering from burns.

How to Stop Bleeding

How to stop a cut from bleeding

Did you know that hemostatic agents speed up the natural blood clotting process? They are effective at treating very severe bleeding, especially when packed inside the wound or used in combination with pressure bandages. Learn about hemostatic agents and other first aid items you can use to stop bleeding.