Hello there, everyone! My name is Mike and I’m just your average human from Kansas. I actually look forward to reading articles listed under “personal”. It’s nice to see the thoughts of real people from both sides of the emergency medical service spectrum: the patient and the responder.
I was particularly
First Aid as we know it today used to be quite different. It had to be carefully and methodically developed through the course of our collective history.
If we had to trace the earliest recorded history of first aid, it would have to be around the time of the ancient Egyptians.
Being an emergency medical responder is not easy. Neither is it easy to have to respond to an emergency and no one is able to tell you any information. Knowing additional information can truly mean the difference between saving someone and having them slip through our fingers.
Today, we discuss some
Hello, everyone! I’m Cherry and I’m a Certified First Responder in Columbus, OH. I was quite moved when I read the personal post of the Yolanda survivor a couple of months back. So I wanted to share my own story. I wanted to share the time when I was relatively
Just how hard is it to be an Emergency Medical Responder? Today, we take a closer look at the courses we can take to be certified and its difficulty.
It is no secret that not everyone can become an EMR. It takes guts, dedication, and commitment. When a person decides to
Children need to play. However, no matter how well the preventive measures go, accidents happen. As such, it's important to have a First Aid Kit ready.
What is a First Aid Kit?
It is an assortment of medical supplies and equipment on standby. The bag or case where the medical supplies
It seemed that God had turned his back on us that month. To anyone else it would just be another November. To me, it was the month Typhoon Yolanda came.
My family and I were vacationing in Cebu. We were from a different part of Visayas and we were visiting some
Accidents can happen any in time. When it does, it’s good to know lifesaving methods to act swiftly. At such times, knowing first aid is very crucial. Time is often not your friend when it comes to emergencies.
Think back to when you were a childhood accident. When you scraped your
Saving lives is no easy task. It’s not even something that most people try to do. Yet there are special individuals that make it their life’s mission to be there when others need it the most. You’ve probably seen them. They’re first to respond in any medical emergency. They can