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Tuberculosis: Types, Management and Risk Factors

Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis that frequently attacks the lungs but can also damage the other parts of the body. Tuberculosis, also called TB, is a bacterial infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis that spreads to the different parts of the body through the lymph nodes or bloodstream. It frequently attacks the …

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Aspirin poisoning

Important Disclaimer: The details on this page are for information and training purposes only. To learn about poisonings and how to manage situations involving poisons enrol in St Mark James first aid courses. Important Information Regarding Aspirin Poisoning Call 911 immediately and seek emergency help if the following problems occur: The casualty is having convulsions …

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First Aid for a Sunburn

Sunburns are caused due to overexposure to the sun resulting in burnt, reddened, swollen and sometimes, blistered skin. Normal exposures to sunlight lead to the generation of vitamin D, however, over-exposure may lead to discomfort, premature aging and even cancer. Since, exposure to sunlight affects large regions of the skin, headaches, fatigue and fever may …

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