July 2016 - Toronto First Aid

29 July 2016
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Close look on gas gangrene

29 July 2016, Comments: 0

Gas gangrene can develop in any part of the body, but usually on the legs or the arms. Gangrene involves death of the body […]


29 July 2016
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Cold-related injuries: Care for frostbite

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Frostbite develops once skin has been exposed to extreme temperatures for prolonged periods of time. As a result, the skin freezes along with the […]


29 July 2016
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What is pleural effusion?

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Pleural effusion is simply known as “water on the lung” in which there is significant accumulation of fluid in between the lungs and the […]


29 July 2016
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Eyelid drooping: What are the causes?

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Eye drooping or ptosis can develop due to age, trauma or various health disorders. The condition can affect one or both eyes, can come […]


22 July 2016
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What is coffee ground vomitus?

22 July 2016, Comments: 0

Coffee ground vomitus appears similar to coffee grounds. This is likely to occur due to the presence of coagulated blood in the vomit. It […]