[Infographic] Rule of Nines for Burns

The rule of nines helps to determine how much of a body surface area has been involved in burns (or anything else). Remember it’s the ‘rule of nines’ not of ninths, which would be different. Here’s how to assess. Rule of Nines for Burns –...

[Infographic] Canadian Attitudes to First Aid

What are Canadian Atttitudes to First Aid? Well, the Red Cross asked about Canadian attitudes to first aid and it got some answers. Let’s see the graphics and then discuss. What does this tell us about Canadian attitudes to first aid? Well, we clearly know...

Anaphylaxis and Food Allergies at Christmas

Christmas is coming – will Santa bring you a new EpiPen? Christmas parties, meals out with friends and a shop full of nuts (the edible kind, not the shoppers) – while this is great fun, there’s a risk that more people than usual will be exposed to...