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Online Fire Science Degrees

Uncontrolled fires are catastrophes that can cause damage to property and belongings as well as potentially have psychological impacts on its victims. Ultimately, fires can affect how people go about their daily lives. It is often argued that those who risk the lives of themselves and others should have a degree in fire fighting or at least have an understanding of how fires work.

Medical Fluid Warmers Are Now a Field Treatment Choice

Medical professionals need specific equipment to provide the right treatment to patients in the field. Fluid administration has been a very big challenge due to limited apparatus availability. A warmer is a device used to heat blood or an intravenous solution prior to bodily entry as a preventative measure for avoiding conditions like hypothermia.

Selecting the Best Survival Knife

When anticipating getting by in distressed conditions, it’s always wise to plan for circumstances that will deprive you of access to all the conveniences, even those most basic conveniences that nearly all of us take for granted. This is why selecting the right survival knife can be so important. It is a multi-purpose tool.

Why You Need an Emergency Kit for Your Vehicle

Preparing for a natural disaster is something no one wants to think about, but everyone should do. Think about where you spend a lot of your time. Do you commute? Do you take road trips? Your car may be the most likely place for you to start your emergency preparedness. Whether you are alone in your car, in a carpool, or traveling in your car, being prepared for any type of emergency makes sense.

Tips On How To Prepare For A Winter Storm

Winter storms are beautiful to look at but can bring hardship to many of us who are not prepared. Following these tips will give most of us have a better chance at surviving when we have unforseen things happen to us.

You Can Survive Distressing Environments By Mastering Basic First Aid Skills

In an environment where survival is the main goal, the ability to administer first aid to family, friends, the community and yourself is invaluable. In fact, it is just as important as food procurement skills. Under normal conditions, access to healthcare – including prescription medications and qualified doctors – can be easily taken for granted.

Medical IV Warmers: A Wise Preventative Measure for Supplying Large Amounts of Fluid

  The intravenous administration of fluids can actually increase risk, due to medical factors such as the patient’s current condition and available equipment. Blood supplied through an IV at stored temperature is a direct cause for the development of hypothermia and cardiac conditions in patients. Warmers are used to bring fluids to an acceptable temperature before they are delivered.

Medical Fluid Warmers: What Features Are Most Important When Buying?

Patients often require some sort of solution to be applied while receiving field or facility medical treatment. Fluid introduced to the body at a chilled temperature imposes a higher risk for the development of more serious health conditions in addition to what is already being treated. Warmers are devices designed to heat any substance being supplied through an intravenous tube.

Hypothermia in Trauma Patients: Warming Is an Effective Treatment Option

Hypothermiais a medical illness caused by rapid drops in an individual’s core temperature. A specific heat range is required in order for the human body to continue functioning appropriately. The internal functions of trauma patients cannot keep up with the heat replenishment necessary to counteract exposure to colder temperatures.

Is Your Child’s Classroom Prepared for Any Emergency?

One of our purposes as a parent is to make sure our children are safe, wherever they are. We have emergency kits in our home, each of our vehicles, and at our workplace. We need to make sure our children are safe at one of the places they spend a lot of time, school.

Cruise Ship Sinking, 5 Tips to Survive

The Costa Concordia cruise ship sank off the coast of Italy Jan. 14, 2012 and a lot of folks are trying to learn who is at fault and what the Captain might or should have done. Learn what 5 steps could keep you alive and improve your chances to survive.

Will The World Really Come To An End In 2012? Either Way, It May Make Sense To Be Prepared

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the 2012 doomsday prophecy. Ironically if you do believe it, you might choose to hide under a rock come December 21, 2012. Rather on the news, television, Internet or people chatting about it at their work, you’ve likely heard about this prophecy.

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