March 2017 - Page 2 of 5 - Toronto First Aid

24 March 2017
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What is anthrax?

24 March 2017, Comments: 0

Anthrax is a rare and potentially deadly bacterial disease. The infectious agent responsible is Bacillus anthracis which is a bacterium that is present in […]


23 March 2017
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Thunderclap headache

23 March 2017, Comments: 0

A thunderclap headache occurs abruptly that is characterized by intense pain that reaches its peak intensity in a minute. After an hour or so, […]


21 March 2017
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Ulnar nerve compression

21 March 2017, Comments: 0

Ulnar nerve compression causes pressure placed on the ulnar nerve as it moves throughout the interior aspect of the elbow. If there is direct […]


21 March 2017
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Broken elbow

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A broken elbow involves damage in any of the bones forming the elbow. There are 3 bones that might be broken – humerus, ulna […]


17 March 2017
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Subscapularis inflammation

17 March 2017, Comments: 0

The subscapularis is a strong muscle responsible for rotating the arm inwards and a component of the rotator cuff muscles. It is often damaged […]