Breathing and Respiratory Emergencies Archives - Page 2 of 2 - Halifax First Aid

1 May 2013
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Prevent Choking Injuries and Death

1 May 2013, Comments: 1

Choking is the fourth leading cause of accidental death among infants and toddlers. In Canada, approximately 40% of all unintentional injuries involving infants and […]


16 February 2013
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Expired air resuscitation (EAR)

16 February 2013, Comments: 0

Expired air resuscitation or EAR, also commonly known as mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, is the procedure used to ‘breathe for’ a casualty who is currently in […]


8 January 2013
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First Aid for Foreign Object when Swallowed

8 January 2013, Comments: 0

Many foreign objects tend to be removed from the body without affecting a person; however, severe effects may result if the object obstructs the […]