Medical Emergencies Archives - Thunder Bay First Aid

21 April 2015
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First Aid Management: Thrombotic Stroke

21 April 2015, Comments: 0

A thrombotic stroke occurs when a blood clot or a thrombus forms in one of the arteries supplying in the brain. These blood clots […]


6 March 2014
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How to Perform Heimlich maneuver on self

6 March 2014, Comments: 0

Choking may occur anytime, even when one is alone, thus it is essential to learn how to perform Heimlich maneuver on self. Heimlich maneuver […]


19 November 2013
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Gonorrhea and Chlamydia

19 November 2013, Comments: 0

Chlamydia trachomatis and Neiserria gonorrhea are the most commonly reported STDs. Co-infection with the two is not uncommon and often occurs in patients who […]


6 September 2013
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Medical Emergencies: Food Poisoning

6 September 2013, Comments: 0

Food poisoning is a sudden life-threatening condition that can occur immediately within minutes or it can be delayed for several hours depending on several […]


26 June 2013
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First Aid Certification – Observation

26 June 2013, Comments: 0

In sports medicine, occasionally, the athletic trainer observes an individual sustain an injury. In many instances, however, the individual comes to the sideline, office, athletic […]