Watch out for the Umbles: Preventing and treating hypothermia
In this post, we’re going to look at some of the ways you can protect yourself before venturing out, how to recognize the onset of serious cold exposure, and what first aid steps are necessary to treat hypothermia.
ACLS topic: Manual vs. Automated defibrillators
While all CPR classes offered at CPR Seattle include hands-on training in the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator), only the ACLS course (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) includes practical training in the use of a manual defibrillator.
Venomous snakes in Washington – What are the chances you’ll meet one?
You're hiking in Washington state. In the path ahead, a snake slithers into view. How worried should you be? Out of the dozen or so species of snakes that are native to Washington state, only one, the Western rattlesnake, is venomous.