Suggested list in preparation for June 30th -and any similar emergency: – Keep the number of the nearest hospital handy (near the phone or on the fridge).– For family members with a medical condition, share the number of their doctor with others.– Buy extra supplies of medicine for those with a medical condition (heart, diabetes, … Read more
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Below is my July issue published article on how to keep your child safe. Second can be accessed here. Don’t forget to like our facebook page. Stay safe and happy reading! Copyright © Youmna Khalil, 2013 – All rights reserved
What is Dehydration:Dehydration is the excessive loss of water -without any intake to compensate it. Untreated, dehydration can be fatal as it can lead to death. Children, elderly people and patients with chronic diseases are very vulnerable to dehydration. The causes of dehydration are various :fever, diarrhea and increased sweating are some examples. How to … Read more
For those who expressed interest in taking first aid and CPR course here is your chance to take one in Zamalek with Nun Center! The available courses are – Primary care and basic CPR (25 May) – Care for Children (1 June) – AND *drums rolls* you can send your child for a basic first … Read more
And here it is! The facebook page of First aid and CPR in Egypt: Help Save a Life! Don’t forget to “like” the Facebook page.
Yes, you read it correctly, the “Jaws of Life” is the newest tool to reach vehicle victims within minutes. I find the oxymoron quite interesting (maybe because I associate the word “Jaws” in a negative way). Gadget people you are going to love it! The Jaws of Life is a collection of mega hydraulic tools such as cutters and … Read more
Last month I gave a first aid session for a group of lovely ladies in a low income community in Cairo. We mainly discussed the best methods to prevent poisoning, chocking and burns (in Arabic of course). Here is a group photo Jhopefully it will be one of many sessions to come! Group photo with … Read more
Thought to share my published article on basic safety and first aid techniques.Article was published in a local community magazine in Cairo. Happy reading and stay safe! Add caption
So I just received word that one of my students (a nine year old boy), was able to help a man having an epileptic seizure. Very proud! Anyone (of any age) can learn first aid!