December 2017 - Toronto First Aid

27 December 2017
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Leg aneurysm: What are the signs?

27 December 2017, Comments: 0

A leg aneurysm typically forms in the popliteal artery. It is important to note that an aneurysm is described as a protruding segment in […]

26 December 2017
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Brain aneurysm: What are the initial warning signs?

26 December 2017, Comments: 0

A brain aneurysm is a dilation or protrusion in a brain artery. It usually forms in the arterial walls that are weakened or thin. […]

25 December 2017
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Various types of open wounds

25 December 2017, Comments: 0

The skin is prone to a variety of open wounds that differ in type and severity. The treatment options tend to vary depending on […]

22 December 2017
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What is purulent drainage?

22 December 2017, Comments: 0

Purulent drainage is a form of fluid released by a wound. It is often described as a “milk-like” appearance and typically an indication of […]

21 December 2017
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Tick bites: Proper tick removal

21 December 2017, Comments: 0

A tick thrives on blood from animals and humans. These parasites attach to the skin and suck on blood. Generally, they prefer moist, warm […]