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Preventing Unintentional Injuries

Many nontraumatic situations or conditions may occur and need to be handled properly. Being prepared and knowing how to react ahead of time could prevent a situation from becoming an emergency. And learning how to respond to conditions and illnesses properly could make the difference between a potentially fatal outcome and a treatable, manageable situation.

Listed in the directory below you will find some additional information regarding preventing unintentional injuries, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Preventing Unintentional Injuries Overview

Vital Signs (Body Temperature, Pulse Rate, Respiration Rate, Blood Pressure)

When to Call For Help

Emergency Information Form

Household Safety Checklist

Immunizations

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Choking and the Heimlich Maneuver

First-Aid Kit

Bicycle / In-line Skating / Skateboarding Safety

Car Safety

Fire Safety

Water Safety

Sports Safety

Preventing Falls

Firearms Safety

Sun Safety


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