Explosion Emergency Preparedness

Follow us!   Blast and explosion is one of the most fatal types of injury due to severe organ and body parts damage, bleeding, burns, and bone fracture. Explosions may be accidental or intentional, but either way, none of them are expected to happen. This is why you need to familiarize yourself with how serious…

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The 4 Phases of Clinical Trials for COVID-19 Vaccine

Follow us! In creating medical drugs, a meticulous observation is done to study its safety and effectivity to a certain group of test subjects. This process is commonly known as clinical trial/research which takes place after the candidate vaccine showed a progressive response to the immune system of non-human subjects. As for the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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How Bad Posture Affects Your Productivity

Posture is defined as the way a person holds their body when standing, sitting, or lying down. Bad posture is developed when a certain habit or activity pattern causes a person’s body to rest in a bad position that becomes the second nature of their body.     Daily habits that lead to poor posture:  Lifting heavy objects and backpacks at work, during exercise,…

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N95 Respirators and Surgical Masks

Respirator and Surgical Mask: Know Their Difference

Follow us! Here is our guide to people who are having confusion on which mask really suit their needs.   Surgical or medical mask   Surgical masks are used to protect the wearer and the non-wearer against droplets, splashes, bodily fluids, and other hazardous fluids. It serves as a barrier against respiratory fluids such as spit and mucous that can be emitted through talking, couching, and…

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What Is An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) ?

Follow us! An AED (Automated External Defibrillator) is a light portable device that is used to deliver a quick electric shock to a person’s chest through the heart during a sudden cardiac arrest to help the heart restore its normal rhythm.     Defibrillation Is the treatment given to the heart that is suffering from an irregular heart rhythm that is mostly caused by ventricular fibrillation –…

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Does This On-Trend Breathing Exercise Work Against COVID19?

On the 3rd April 2020, a breathing exercise was demonstrated by Dr Sarfaraz Munshi, an urgent care lead at Queen’s Hospital in London, through a video uploaded on Youtube.     The breathing technique was intended to help coronavirus patients reduce the chance of contracting secondary infections/pneumonia with these simple steps:  Take a deep breath and hold it for 5…

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