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Unresponsive and Not Breathing – Adult

If an adult is unresponsive and not breathing, you’ll need to do CPR (which is short for cardiopulmonary resuscitation). CPR involves giving someone a combination of chest compressions and rescue breaths to keep their heart and circulation going to try to save their life. If they start breathing normally again, stop CPR and put them in the recovery […]

Seizures

A seizure can be caused by something interrupting the electrical activity in the brain. This leads the muscles in the body to contract uncontrollably and usually causes the person to lose responsiveness. It’s also known as a convulsion or fit. In adults, seizures are the most common symptom of epilepsy, but they can be caused […]

Unresponsive breathing adult

Unresponsiveness can last for a few seconds (e.g. fainting) or for a long time. It’s often brought on by serious illness or injury (e.g. a head injury), or by taking alcohol or other drugs. Find out what to do if an adult is unresponsive and breathing. What to look for – Unresponsive and breathing adult […]

Heat exhaustion

Heat exhaustion is caused by a loss of salt and water from the body, usually through excessive sweating. It develops slowly and usually happens to people who aren’t used to hot, humid weather. People who are unwell are more likely to get it, especially if they are suffering from vomiting and diarrhea. A dangerous and […]

Heatstroke

Heatstroke is caused by a failure of the thermostat in the brain which regulates the body temperature. If someone has a high fever or has been exposed to heat for a long time, then their body can become dangerously overheated. Someone can also get heatstroke after using drugs such as ecstasy. Sometimes, people get heatstroke […]

Head injuries

All head injuries are potentially serious because they can damage the brain and make someone lose responsiveness. The severity of a head injury depends on how someone hit their head and how hard the impact was. A head injury may cause damage to the brain tissue or to blood vessels inside the skull, or even […]

First Aid Training April 11 & 12

First Aid Training Classes Available Emergency First Aid CPR A with AED – April 11 Cost $110 Standard First Aid CPR C with AED – April 11 to 12 Cost $150 To Register, call (587)333-6869 or by clicking here to download our registration form

Burns and scalds

Burns and scalds are damage to the skin caused by heat. A burn is usually caused by dry heat, like fire, a hot iron, or the sun. A scald is caused by wet heat, like steam or a hot cup of tea. You need to be extra careful when treating burns. The longer the burning […]

Diabetic emergency

Diabetes is a lifelong medical condition where the body cannot produce enough insulin. Insulin is a chemical made by the pancreas (a gland behind the stomach), which regulates the blood sugar (glucose) level in the body. Normally our bodies automatically keep the right blood sugar levels, but for someone with diabetes their body can’t. Instead, […]

New Website Launch

Welcome everyone to WWW.KOKAMOGROUP.COM Kokamo Group is excited to launch our new and improved website for our guests and and community groups. Please feel free to check out of the pages of information. Check back each week as we will post handy first aid and safety tips for all to see. Thank you kindly for […]

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