First aid for asthma

Care for asthma, asthma Asthma is a disease which can affect people of any age. Many children also suffer from asthma these days. That’s why it’s important to know what to do when a person has an asthma attack. Many people make the mistake of giving the asthmatic patient water during the time of attack. This is the worst thing you can do in that situation. Instead, loosen up the clothes of the person. Open buttons and remove ties.

Always make sure that the inhaler is near the asthmatic person. Hand it over to hi or her at the time of the attack ASAP. Anti-allergic drugs are also available which give instant relief. So make sure that an asthmatic person always carries them. If you have an asthma attack, clear up the air. Open windows and sit or lie down in a comfortable position. When you’re helping a person who has an asthma attack, help the person breathe. You should try calming him or her down by placing your hand on the chest and allow the person to breathe with you rhythmically until the medical help of the drugs or inhaler is given.

What are paramedic blood warmers?

Paramedic blood warmers, blood warmerIt is very important to get infusions at the time of an injury of serious nature. The common maladies that are associated with injury are pain, dehydration and loss of blood. IV fluids are very helpful in the treatment of these diseases. There is another problem known as the hypothermia. It can be caused because of brain injuries, blood loss and exposing you to cold temperature and overdose of drugs.

You will need a blood warmer in this case. There are certain models which may take as much as eighty minutes to get heated but the modes that are efficient should not take more than seventy five seconds. It should not take a warmer more than two minutes to get functional for infusion administering. Different models have different weights. Some of them have batteries attached to them that make them heavier than the rest. While choosing the warmers the flow arte has to be checked.

Tips to choose portable IV equipment

Portable IV equipment, IV equipmentIt is important to have portable IV equipment in order to provide treatment to certain victims of injury. There are some conditions that are common with victims of injury. These conditions require IV blood infusion, medication for pain and hydrating liquids. The conditions that the victims may face are severe loss of blood, secondary hypothermia, acute pain and severe dehydration.

While buying the equipment, you should go for those sellers who would create its own products. There are certain advantages to this. There is an understanding of the product by the seller as he is the producer. If there are no third party involvements, you might get the equipment for a lower price. You should go for those sellers who have some strong references. Again, a seller who has products that are used widely may also be a good person to buy from. If the seller has a business history that is solid, it might be a good idea to buy from him.