5 of the Most Common Emergency Situations Involving Children and How to Respond

1. Falls are one the most common emergency situations paramedics see involving children. The effects of falls can range from bleeding and abrasions (which are usually easily managed by a parent with a first aid kit) to sprains/fractures and head injuries. Head injuries from a fall are most likely to be minor but it is […]

How to Treat Foreign Bodies In A Child’s Eye

Eye injuries among children are common, and the causes are wide ranging as they seem to find ever-more-creative ways to hurt themselves.  It is often difficult to know exactly when to seek medical help but in cases where there is a relatively harmless foreign body present in the eye (like dust, hair, grit, etc.), you can administer help yourself. First, having something […]