First Aid Basics : Basic First Aid: Using Rubber Gloves to Treat a Patient

Hi my name is Amy, and we are discussing protecting yourself from providing care to someone who may be bleeding severely and protecting yourself from bodily fluids. You want to treat all blood and body fluids as if they are infected even if you know the individual you are providing care for who may be […]

First Aid Kits and Tips : Treating a Hangnail: First Aid for Minor Injuries

Hi! I’m Tracey Cullers on behalf of expertvillage.com. In this segment, I’ll show you how to take care of a hangnail. Now a hangnail can seem like a pretty simple thing, but if it becomes red, inflamed and pussy then it quickly becomes more serious. Before it gets to that point, what you want to […]

First Aid Kits and Tips : Using Adhesive Wound Closures: First Aid for Minor Injuries

Hi! I’m Tracey Cullers on behalf of expertvillage.com. In this segment, I’ll show you how to use adhesive wound closures on a small superficial wound that has jagged edges. If you look here, there’s a little bit of problems with the edges not getting close enough. This could create an ugly scar. We’re going to […]

Child Care & First Aid : How to Use a Digital Thermometer

You’re interested in knowing how to use a digital thermometer. My name is Beverly Bitterman, ARNP, health and wellness consultant. If you’ve visited a drugstore lately and looked at thermometers, you’ll understand that there’s a variety of types of digital thermometers on the market. The most common type of thermometer is still the one that […]

First Aid Kits and Tips : Reducing Black Eye Swelling: First Aid for Minor Injuries

Hi! I’m Tracey Cullers on behalf of expertvillage.com. In this segment, I’m going to show you how to get the bruising down from a black eye. First of all, grab a can of cold soda and hold it against the cheek and the forehead so it is not touching the eyelid. That way you will […]

First Aid Kits and Tips : Stopping a Nose Bleed: First Aid for Minor Injuries

Hi! I’m Tracey Cullers on behalf of expertvillage.com. In this segment, I’ll show you how to stop a nosebleed. First, put gloves on so that you do not get any body fluids on your hands. Next, reassure the person who is injured and try to keep them calm so that their blood pressure does not […]