AMBULANCE & MEDICAL EMERGENCY SERVICES

HEALTH TIPS FOR WINTER

Winter seasons in India are usually considered as a season of cold and flu as it's when you are more likely to get sick as the colder temperature and wintry weather kicks in. If you wish to avoid getting cold or the dreaded flu and avoid doctor's visits especially during Pandemic.

Then it is good to opt prevention that would keep you healthy.

5 Quick Tips To Be Healthy In Winter Season

Intake optimal quantity of water
Intake optimal quantity of water
With the arrival of winter season it is essential to intake the right amount of water to be healthy, You should drink at-least 6-8 glasses of lukewarm water a day. Its best if you drink it before going to bed every night.
Consume a healthy diet
Consume a healthy diet
One should always have a healthy diet like fresh fruits, green vegetables and fewer amounts of organic meats, avoid greasy and oily food in winters.
Exercise regularly
Exercise regularly
No matter if you dont have much time, only a 15 minutes workout will keep you going in winters.
Take sufficient sleep
Take sufficient sleep
It is very important to sleep at least 8 hours a day. It makes you feel fresh and enhances your ability to work and mental health.
Stay Warm
Stay Warm
Very very Important! Youngsters usually dont wear proper warm clothes in winters, this can really harm and develop a conjunction in the chest which can cause pneumonia in older age. It is strongly suggested to wear warm clothes to cover your chest, head and feet.
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NEED FOR FIRST AID TRAINING

We at Ziqitza offer the best in emergency medical care, and also believe in empowering ordinary citizens to We at Ziqitza offer the best in emergency medical care, and also believe in empowering ordinary citizens to respond appropriately to emergency situations. We do workshops for first aid training to help train ordinary citizens to respond to medical emergencies effectively with First Aid and Basic Life Support techniques.

Benefits of First Aid Training

  • A First Responder is the one who identifies an emergency and takes the necessary and correct steps to stabilise the situation within the Golden Hour itself.
  • A First Responder has to know simple life-saving techniques that any common man can perform with minimal equipment at hand, in order to provide aid in emergencies, till more advanced care is made available to the patient in need.

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FIRST AID TIPS IN COMMON MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

First aid for someone who’s unconscious and not breathing

The delivery of chest compressions
  1. Check breathing by tilting their head backwards and looking and feeling for breaths.
  2. Call for an ambulance as soon as possible, or get someone else to do it.
  3. Push firmly downwards in the middle of the chest and then release.
  4. Push at a regular rate until help arrives

First aid for choking

The delivery of back blows
  1. Hit them firmly on their back between the shoulder blades to dislodge the object.
  2. If necessary, call for an ambulance or get someone else to do it.

First aid for someone who’s unconscious and breathing

Place the person on their side and tilt their head back
  1. Check breathing by tilting their head backwards and looking and feeling for breaths.
  2. Move them onto their side and tilt their head back.
  3. As soon as possible, call for an ambulance or get someone else to do it

First aid for someone who’s bleeding heavily

Put pressure on the wound
  1. Put pressure on the wound with whatever is available to stop or slow down the flow of blood.
  2. As soon as possible, call for an ambulance or get someone else to do it.
  3. Keep pressure on the wound until help arrives.

First aid for burns

Cool the affected area
  1. Cool the burn under cold running water for at least ten minutes.
  2. Loosely cover the burn with cling film or a clean plastic bag.
  3. As soon as possible, call for an ambulance or get someone else to do it.

First aid for a broken bone

Immobilize the affected part
  1. Encourage the person to support the injury with their hand, or use a cushion or items of clothing to prevent unnecessary movement.
  2. As soon as possible, call for an ambulance or get someone else to do it.
  3. Continue supporting the injury until help arrives.

First aid for a heart attack

Ensure they are sitting and call for an ambulance immediately
  1. The person may have persistent, vice-like chest pain, which may spread to their arms, neck, jaw, back or stomach.
  2. Call for an ambulance immediately or get someone else to do it.
  3. Make sure they are in a position that is comfortable for them (e.g. sit them on the floor, leaning against a wall or chair).
  4. Give them constant reassurance while waiting for the ambulance.

First aid for a stroke

Carry out the FAST test
  1. Think FAST. Face: is there weakness on one side of the face? Arms: can they raise both arms? Speech: is their speech easily understood? Time: to call for an ambulance.
  2. Immediately call for an ambulance or get someone else to do it

First aid for seizures (epilepsy)

Make them safe and prevent injury
  1. Do not restrain them but use a blanket or clothing to protect their head from injury.
  2. After the seizure, help the person rest on their side with their head tilted back.

First aid for diabetes

Give them something sweet to drink or eat
  1. Give them something sweet to eat or a non-diet drink.
  2. Reassure the person. If there is no improvement, call for an ambulance or get someone else to do it.

First aid for an asthma attack

Help them take their medication
  1. Help the person sit in a comfortable position and take their medication.
  2. Reassure the person. If the attack becomes severe, call for an ambulance or get someone else to do it

First aid for poisoning and harmful substance

Establish what? When? And how much?
  1. Establish what they have taken. When? And how much?
  2. As soon as possible, call for an ambulance or get someone else to do it.
  3. Do not make the person sick.

First aid for a head injury

Apply something cold
  1. Ask them to rest and apply a cold compress to the injury (e.g. frozen vegetables wrapped in a tea towel).
  2. If they become drowsy or vomit, call for an ambulance or get someone else to do it.

First aid for someone who’s distressed

Ask if you can help
  1. Show you are listening and calmly ask them how you can help.
  2. Be considerate of what is going on around them and what they need.

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