January 2018 - Toronto First Aid

31 January 2018
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Scombroid poisoning

31 January 2018, Comments: 0

Scombroid poisoning is a condition brought about by ingestion of contaminated food, usually fish. It is important to note that bacteria multiplied during improper […]


30 January 2018
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Splinters

30 January 2018, Comments: 0

Splinters are foreign objects which are partly or completely lodged into the skin. Generally, splinters are wood, but also glass, metal and plastic. In […]


29 January 2018
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Lightning strike

29 January 2018, Comments: 0

A lightning strike is considered as a weather-related cause of death. In most cases, victims are injured or killed by a lightning strike while […]


26 January 2018
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Tibia fracture

26 January 2018, Comments: 0

The tibia or shinbone is the usual site for fractures. A fracture of the tibial shaft involves a crack or break that arises at […]


25 January 2018
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Catfish sting

25 January 2018, Comments: 0

A catfish sting typically occurs after treading on it or holding the fish after catching one. A catfish is a variety of fish with […]