Accidents happen when we least expect them. In such cases, it is important to know if it is necessary to go to the doctor. In some cases, you may be able to save someone's life while waiting for help to arrive.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is for people whose hearts or breathing has stopped and the Heimlich maneuver is for people who are choking. By learning how to handle the basic first aid, you could manage many day to day accidents like common injuries, cuts, scrapes and wounds.
It is important to have a first aid kit handy at home to be able to take care of minor injuries in case they should happen.
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