Caring for a loved one at home?
Here are some helpful tips…..Handling Emergencies.
ALWAYS CPR and FIRST AID CERTIFIED (a necessity!)
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
(TIA) is a brief episode during which parts of the brain do not receive enough blood.
Patient exhibits stroke like symptoms….
Don’t know if symptoms are from a TIA or a stroke?
all stroke-like symptoms signifies emergency --
Do not wait, since, a quick evaluation within an hour will identify the appropriate treatment.
Seek Medical Attention Immediately!
Numbness and weakness in face, arms or leg
Off balance and coordination
On and off headaches
Call 911 immediately!
FEVERS in ADULTS
What is too high
Fevers between 103 to 107
Dangerous temperatures are 104 to 107
Apply first aid as per training!
Speak with practitioner if fever does not respond to FIRST AID.
Chest pain and discomfort
Pressure with chest area, with severe pain
If pain is severe and prolonged
CALL (911 IMMEDIATELY)
CPR may be necessary if….
No breathing or limited breathing,
Implement Certified CPR Training Immediately, No pulse,
…………..continue CPR until paramedic arrive,