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The basics on stitches and other skin closure options

The basics on stitches and other skin closure options

There are different methods for wound closure but stitching or suturing is the most common method to repair wounds. The other methods include skin closure tapes, surgical staples and adhesives. The removal of stitches or other skin closure methods is a procedure that many fear. By understanding the different types of skin closure techniques and …

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What are the effects of snake venom?

Snake venom has several effects on the victims which includes damage to the blood cells and the respiratory system. In some cases, the individual can experience convulsions, nausea and even unconsciousness. Other potential symptoms include dizziness, disorientation and breathing difficulties. If an individual has been bitten by a snake, you have to act fast in …

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Poison-proof your home – How to prevent poisoning

There are many household products used at home that poses a threat to safety since they can be dangerous. It is important that you know which products are poisonous, protecting your family members from ingesting them accidentally and the appropriate first aid measures to perform in case poisoning occurs. Who are at risk for poisoning? …

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How to Manage Seaweed Irritation

Seaweed irritations usually occur after having direct contact with the poisonousLyngbyamajusculaspecie, which produces two toxins, lyngbyatoxin A and debromoaplysiatoxin. This specie gets under the bathing suit causing the irritation. It appears similar to dark mutted clumps of hair. But seaweed such as algae and coelenterates, which cannot be seen by the naked eye,may also result …

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Hello Mississauga!

We are proud to in Mississauga. We offer a range of courses including workplace approved first aid, CPR and AED programs and re-certifications. We also offer pet first aid and food safety certification programs. At Mississauga First Aid we are committed to offer the most competitive prices for all of our programs. We have experience …

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