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March 20, 2017

When the Weather Outside is Frightful: What Frostbite is and What it Does

When the Weather Outside is Frightful: What Frostbite is and What it Does
Our last blog entry was concerned with hypothermia (see “Watch out for the Umbles: Preventing and Treating Hypothermia”) and to continue that thread, we’ll be looking at frostbite. Frostbite occurs when skin and underlying tissues...
January 26, 2015

Severe Allergic reactions: How to know when to call for help

Severe Allergic reactions: How to know when to call for help
One of the topics we cover in our First Aid courses concerns what to do in cases of severe allergic reaction.How do we know when a mild reaction becomes “severe”, and when during the process should we alert emergency medical services?
June 18, 2013

The Good Samaritan Law - how does that work, exactly?

The Good Samaritan Law - how does that work, exactly?
A common discussion topic in CPR and First Aid classes at CPR Seattle is rescuer liability.
August 3, 2012

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