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First Aid is referred to as the first step of treatment that involves cleaning the wound, stopping the bleeding, and covering the wound to protect it from contamination and further damage. Different countries and institutions have different rules of first aid, but almost all of them use the same set of first aid products. Proper rules of first aid were first established in the Hellenistic period but now have gone on to become one of the first things a medical professional learns. They can be administered by a common person as well if basic instructions are followed. A first aid kit is used to administer the basic first aid a person requires.

Aims of First Aid

  • Preserve Life - The first and foremost aim to save the life of the person in need. Sometimes, people loose their lives because the right first aid was not given to them on time 

  • Prevent Further Harm - Any injury that requires first aid is first cleaned, dressed, and secured so that no infections or further harm come to the injury 

  • Promote Recovery - Using a bandage or dressing over small wounds and injuries can help in increasing the rate of healing and thus saving the person time and energy 

  • Prevent Spread of Disease - Using first aid in cases of heavy infections and diseases helps curb the spread of the disease thus saving a number of lives together

Major Conditions that Require First Aid

  • Major and minor wounds 
  • Major and minor burns 
  • Cardiac Arrest 
  • Fractures 
  • Choking 
  • Cramps 
  • Sprains and Muscle Tears 
  • Seizures 
  • Poisoning 
  • Hypothermia

First Aid Products

  • First Aid Kits - These kits are the go to option to administer first aid to anyone. They are an important part of health care and are a must in every home, office, or other institution 

  • Haemostatic Agents - Haemostasis refers to stopping the flow of blood. In first aid haemostatic agents are used to allow the blood to clot and prevent the blood from pooling and causing infections 

  • Adhesive Bandages - One of the most popular bandage types, these bandages are used for minor lacerations, puncture, abrasions, etc. They cannot be used for major wounds but are an excellent option to treat minor ones 

  • Blisters, Corn, and Callus Pads - These pads are used to cover and heal blisters, corns, and calluses, that are formed on the feet. Blister pads help in soothing the pain. Corn pads reduce pain and also help in removing the dead skin. Callus pads reduce inflammation

Where to buy First Aid Products online?

First Aid involves cleaning the wound, stopping the bleeding, and covering the wound to protect it from contamination and further damage. At Shop Wound Care we have the perfect first aid products from top selling brands such as Medline, Johnson and Johnson, Acelity, etc.

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