Most Essential Ambulance Equipment

Follow us! Photo by freepik.com   Emergency medical responders are called out for different kinds of emergency scenarios. Therefore, an EMS must be equipped with a wide range of equipment and devices so they can properly provide emergency care.     Here is the list of essential equipment mostly seen in an ambulance:    ECG Monitor and Defibrillator   An ECG monitor tracks the…

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An Alternative for Handwash That Kills Coronavirus in 30 Seconds

Follow us!     Good hand hygiene is the best way to stop viral infections from spreading. Says the World Health Organization (WHO), frequent handwashing is still the leading preventive measure together with social distancing that everybody must practice to avoid getting infected with the Sars-CoV-2.    Today, the rise of the production of sanitizers and disinfectants is at its peak due to the pandemic. However, most of these hand sanitizing liquids…

What Are the Different Types of Emergency Stretchers?   

Follow us!   The emergency stretcher is a medical equipment that is used to immobilize and safely carry an injured individual or patient to the ambulance – it could be a helicopter, plane, boat, or land vehicle – or to the location of the medical treatment facility.   Stretchers are used in different emergency situations, such as search and rescue, ambulance, and more. It is a crucial part of…

Latest Qualification To Be Considered a COVID19 Close Contact

Follow us! Image credit: freepik.com   As the world improves in adapting to the COVID19 pandemic, researchers are able to dig deeper into how the virus can spread. By getting a better information about the factors that may cause an individual from being infected, we can enhance the prevention protocols and thus reducing the number of cases.     Another crucial way that government authorities strictly implements to prevent the virus’ spread is tracing the contact of a person who…

The Correct Way of Wearing Foam Earplugs

The DOs and DON’Ts of Using Earplugs

Follow us! Earplugs are an essential part of keeping employees safe from the risk of hearing injuries. These tiny noise blockers have also been the go-to of many to get a good sleep.   Even though earplugs provide safety and peace, it could also do the opposite when it is improperly used which may lead to serious infection and other side effects.     The…

Spread of Infectious Disease Weakens: Patients and Healthcare Workers’ Safety Improved

Follow us! The prevention of infectious disease has been a great challenge globally. Medical researchers and institutions have been continuously working towards the improvement of medical devices and equipment to ensure the safety of healthcare workers and patients which is now more crucial than ever since the outbreak of COVID-19 that left 38 million people infected where 14% are healthcare professionals based on the World health organization (WHO) registered cases.  Today, many countries, such…

Avoid Premature Death by Just Sitting Less

Follow us! How long does a normal person sit daily?  Experts say that an average individual sits for a total of 10 hours per day which increases when a person gets older. This amount of sitting period is associated with work and common leisure activities outdoor and at home, such as watching TV, playing video games, checking social media accounts, eating, drinking, etc.  …

Five Most Common and Uncommon Causes of House Fires

Follow us! MOST COMMON SOURCES OF HOUSE FIRES    Electrical Short Circuits  Wirings and anything that uses electricity may cause a fire when it is poorly taken care of – appliances left turned on for a long period of time, outlets are overloaded with plugs, devices are not installed properly, wires are loose or left under heavy objects.     Avoid these by making sure to:  Unplug devices/appliances when not in…

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Do Eyeglasses Give Extra Protection as What Face Shields Do For The Eyes?

Follow us! COVID19 is known to enter the nose, mouth, and eyes. Therefore, people wear face masks, goggles, and face shields to protect these main entry points of the virus. But not all these protective equipment should be used by anyone because it would depend on how high your exposure risk is.   For the general public, wearing a face mask, practicing social distancing, and frequent handwashing are the three most…