First Aid: Medical Emergencies
Has CPR changed due to COVID-19?
With the precautions that have been put in place to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, questions have arisen regarding how the administration of CPR (and First Aid in general) has been affected....
May 28, 2020
Smart911 - a service that helps emergency responders find you fast
Smart911 is a free service that helps get your information to emergency personnel in a fast and reliable way.
March 20, 2017
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
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?
A common discussion topic in CPR and First Aid classes at CPR Seattle is rescuer liability.
August 3, 2012