August 2018 - Toronto First Aid

10 August 2018
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Hangman’s fracture

10 August 2018, Comments: 0

A hangman’s fracture involves a break in one of the neck vertebrae. Even though it can be quite serious, the damage can be treated. […]

9 August 2018
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Joint effusion

9 August 2018, Comments: 0

Joint effusion is defined by excess fluid in a joint. It might be brought about by infection, injury or a medical condition. What are […]

8 August 2018
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Overview on Lyme disease

8 August 2018, Comments: 0

Lyme disease is an infectious form of disease brought about by the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu latu. This is transmitted via a bite from black-legged […]

7 August 2018
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Flail chest

7 August 2018, Comments: 0

A flail chest is defined as an injury that arises after sustaining blunt trauma to the chest. Once 3 or more ribs in a […]

6 August 2018
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Talus fracture

6 August 2018, Comments: 0

A talus fracture usually stems from significant trauma to the foot. Injuries that can result to this type of fracture include falls from a […]